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History (BA)
History (BA)

History (BA)

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  • Level:Foreign Language
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

To apply, you will need the following: 

  • A completed admission application for Concordia University Chicago.

  • Official transcripts of all college coursework from each institution you have attended.

  • Foreign transcripts evaluated by a Concordia-Chicago-approved international credentialing service. Concordia-Chicago accepts evaluations from Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE).

  • A certified document pledging financial support for your first year of study and without any unexpected events, and enough funding from the same or an equally dependable source for the following years.

  • Proof of graduation from a secondary school.

  • A transfer verification form for students transferring from a school in the United States.

English Requirement

Proof of English proficiency, via one of the following:

  • A score of at least 72 (internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) — Concordia-Chicago’s DI code is 1140

  • A score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

  • A score of 6.0 on the Password Skills Test

  • Successful completion of Level 112 at an ELS Language School (ELS) or a certificate of completion of program from an English Language Institute (ELI), along with a recommendation of the program director


Course Information

History Program and Degree Overview

Your learning experience will be greatly enhanced by talented faculty who are engaged in the study of history along with you. 

All of the full-time History Department faculty members hold terminal degrees in the field of history and have numerous years of teaching experience. A liberal arts degree in history can help you recognize the origins and purpose of government, the law, religious beliefs, forms of worship, political choices and ways of living. Through the study of history, you’ll learn how to develop a coherent and sophisticated mental map that orients you to the time, place, and circumstances of your own existence. By analyzing history, you’ll also enhance your critical thinking skills as you search for the relevance and meaning of historical events.

If you major in history at Concordia University Chicago, you will take writing and researching history, senior seminar and history topics courses. You will be required to select one course in American History, European History and Non-Western History.

You may choose from many electives to fulfill degree requirements, including world history, U.S. Women’s History, 20th Century Europe, Illinois history and many more. 

If you are choosing to minor in this program, you can select from a variety of history courses to fulfill requirements. Often, students with a philosophy, education, or political science major choose to minor in history.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Documentary Editor

  • Archivist

  • Records Manager

  • Librarian

  • Museum Curator/Guide

  • Lobbyist

  • Tourism Bureau Manager

  • National Park Ranger

  • Paralegal/Legal Assistant

  • Archeologist

  • Congressional Aide

  • Demographer

  • Foreign Service Officer

  • Genealogist

  • Peace Corps/Vista worker

  • Intelligence Analyst

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Medical insurance: 1,999 $ USD per year

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