John Cabot University, Rome Italy

History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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    Tuition (Semester)
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The History programme from John Cabot University, Rome Italy is designed to provide the intellectual breadth and the analytical skills that allow students to make meaningful connections between the past and the present. To that end, history majors are encouraged to interpret and question the cultural, social, economic and political factors that shape the ways in which individuals, societies, and cultures change over time.
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  • Admission requirements
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History faculty help students develop the skills of historical analysis, critical reading and writing, and research through a combination of lecture courses and limited enrollment seminars.

This History programme is offered at John Cabot University, Rome Italy.

Building on the University’s identity and mission as an international American liberal arts college in Italy, the core program focuses on the national and regional histories of the United States, Italy, Europe, and the Mediterranean, while a course on the history of globalization introduces students to the tools needed to understand cross-cultural and interregional interactions. Through their choice of major electives, history majors can then focus their studies on the areas, eras, or types of history that interest them most.


John Cabot University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go To The Course Website

Programme Structure

Core Curriculum

The University requires an overall minimum grade point average of 2.00 in all courses taken at the University with no more than two grades lower than C- in core courses required for the major :

  • Introduction to Western Civilization I
  • Introduction to Western Civilization II
  • The Long-Term History of Globalization
  • History of Ancient Greece or CL/HS 231 History of Ancient Rome and Italy
  • The Birth of Medieval Europe: From Constantine to the First Crusade or HS 236 Europe Before Nations: From the First Crusade to 1453
  • Historical and Philosophical Aspects of the Italian Renaissance
  • Early Modern Europe: Absolutism and Revolutions;
  • Modern Europe I: The Age of Nationalism;
  • Modern Europe II: The Age of Imperialism;
  • Modern Europe III: Europe Since 1945
  • The American Experience I: From the First Colonies to the Closing of the Frontier or The American Experience II: From the Closing of the Frontier to the Present
  • Italy from the Risorgimento to the First World War (1815-1918) or HS 366 Italy from Mussolini to the Crisis of the First Republic 1918 to present
  • Research and Writing in the Humanities
  • Senior Thesis
Major Electives

Five HS courses, at least three of which are at 300 level. Relevant courses from other disciplines may be considered, but require approval by the students advisor and the Humanities Department Chair.

Academic Requirements

Admission to John Cabot's undergraduate program is based on a review of the following items
  • Completed application form. We accept both our online application and the common application.
  • A 600-word personal essay
  • $50/€50 non-refundable application fee. Please note that only U.S. and Canadian citizens may pay in dollars. Learn more.
  • Official transcripts of all secondary and post-secondary school work to date: transcripts not in English or Italian must be accompanied by a certified English language translation.
  • Interview by phone, Skype, or in person
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation or Teacher Evaluation Form. Two for freshman applicants, one for transfer applicants.
  • SAT or ACT results (US applicants only)
Proficiency Requirements
  • English: All students must demonstrate English proficiency by completing EN 110 English Composition III with a grade of C- or above. New students will be placed in EN 101, EN 105, or EN 110, on the basis of the University's English Composition Placement Examination, and must take Composition courses until this requirement is satisfied.
  • Mathematics: All students must demonstrate proficiency in Mathematics by completing MA101 Algebra or MA102 Finite Mathematics, with a grade of C- or above. Students who are enrolled or plan to enroll in the Business Administration Major are required to take MA101 Algebra.
  • Other students have the option of choosing between MA101 and MA102. New students may be exempted from this requirement on the basis of the University Mathematics Placement Examination; otherwise, they must take MA101 or MA102 during their first semester of attendance and until this requirement is satisfied.
  • Foreign Language: All students must demonstrate foreign language proficiency equivalent to a year of study in a foreign language with a written literature. Students with a national secondary education credential in a language other than English will be considered to have satisfied this requirement.

Tuition Fee Per Semester

  • EUR 8500 International
  • EUR 8500 EU/EEA

*Options & Prices for U.S. citizens and permanent residents & Canadian citizens: 11,950$ (per term) .


As part of our commitment to provide affordable university education for qualified and talented students, John Cabot University offers degree-seeking students (first-year and transfer students) many merit-based scholarships and financial assistance grants. Students who are awarded scholarships and grants will be notified after they are accepted to the University.

Your JCU scholarship will be automatically renewed each and every year you attend JCU if you maintain the required minimum GPA and academic progress as specified in your scholarship.

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