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International :03 Jan

BA Fundamentals: Issues and Texts

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
4 Years
 Start month
August

 Tuition fee

International
76000 USD
National
76000 USD

Application fee

International 75 USD
National 75 USD
Department
Division of the Humanities
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)7
TOEFL-IBT (min)100
TOEFL-PBT (min)35
SAT (avg)600
ACT (avg)1500
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World University Ranking

About this course

The Fundamentals program enables students to concentrate on fundamental questions by reading classic texts that articulate and speak to these questions. It seeks to foster precise and thoughtful pursuit of basic questions by means of

(1) rigorous training in the interpretation of important texts

(2) extensive training in at least one foreign language

(3) the acquisition of the knowledge, approaches, and skills of conventional disciplines: historical, religious, literary, scientific, political, and philosophical.

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Eligibility Criteria

The documents necessary for a valid application are mentioned in the "How to Apply" Section.

Transcripts, test scores, secondary school reports, and recommendations are considered official only if they come directly from your school, teachers, counselors, or other recommenders. Any of these materials submitted by the applicant are unofficial, and won’t count toward our application requirements.

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Course Modules

The Fundamentals program is comprised of (a) 13 courses, (b) the Junior Paper, and (c) the Senior Exam, for a total of 1500 units.

Course Work:

  • Introductory Sequence (2 courses)
  • Text/Author Courses (6 courses)
  • Supporting Courses (4 courses)
  • Foreign Language (1 course)

A summary of the courses along with their descriptions can be found at: http://collegecatalog.uchicago.edu/thecollege/fundamentalsissuesandtexts/

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How to Apply

The following Application Materials are to be submitted by the student to be considered for Undergraduate Admission:

  • Application For Admission: UChicago accepts the Coalition Application, Universal Application, or Common Application
  • Application Fee ($75) or Automatic Fee Waiver
  • Secondary School Report and Transcript
  • Two Teacher Evaluations
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Midyear Report (first-year applicants only)
  • English Language Proficiency Test Scores (international applicants only) (PBT: 600, IBT: 100, IELTS: 7.0)
  • College Official's Report and Transcript (transfer students only)

Optional Components

  • Financial Aid Application
  • Interview
  • Supplemental Materials

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