History and Civilizations Major

American University in Bulgaria
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
March June October November
Tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 45,200

Entry Requirements

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.


Required Courses (3 courses): 

  • Global History to 1500
  • Global History since 1500
  • Historical Methods

Distribution Electives: 9 courses (at least 27 credits)

At least two courses from the following:

  • Myth-making in History
  • Medieval Europe
  • Early Modern Europe
  • Modern Europe
  • Eastern Europe in the 19th and 20th Centuries
  • United States History to the Civil War
  • United States History from 1865 to present

At least two courses from the following:

  • Greece, Thrace, the Black Sea and the Ancient World
  • Rome and the Ancient World
  • The Medieval Balkans
  • The Modern Balkans
  • History of the Ottoman Empire
  • Bulgarian History
  • Byzantine History
  • Archeology in Southeast Europe

At least four courses from the following:

  • Falsifications in History
  • Topics in European History
  • Topics in Southeast European History
  • Topics in Ottoman History
  • Topics in American History
  • Topics in Global History
  • History of Christianity
  • Critical Issues in History
  • Senior Thesis I
  • Senior Thesis II
  • Environmental Issues in Southeast Europe
  • Byzantine Religious Art and Architecture in Southeast Europe

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