About this course
The study of History and Civilizations seeks a deeper understanding of humanity through the study of the past. History and Civilizations is a framework for the analysis of trends, institutions, and motivations that shape the world. Students learn to think with rigor, to write with clarity and precision, to organize and assess evidence, to evaluate problems and interpret complex events.
The major in History and Civilizations at AUBG provides students with analytical tools useful for all aspects of decision-making and research in academia, government, law, journalism, business and other careers. The program offers a general program of study with a focus on course offerings in Europe and a sub-concentration in Southeastern Europe.
The program is intended to provide core historical research and reading skills. Key outcomes of the program for all graduates include:
- the ability to place existing national historical education in a larger context
- a broad contextual knowledge of history, provided by some knowledge of the distribution areas and of a historical issue of significant contemporary importance
- an awareness of contemporary theories and methods in the field of history
- the ability to critically read and analyze primary materials
- development of very strong writing skills
- development of oral communication skills through discussion seminars and oral presentations
- the ability to plan, conduct and write an original historical research project
English Language Requirements:
- IBT (Internet Based TOEFL): 80
- PBT – (Paper Based TOEFL): 550
- IELTS – (International English Language Testing System): 6.5
- CPE – (Certificate of Proficiency in English): ≥ C
- CAE – (Certificate in Advanced English): ≥ B
- Other equivalent qualifications accepted/recognised by the university.