History, Master of Arts (MA)

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Degree Requirements
Required Common Core
HIST 501INTRODUCTION TO HISTORICAL STUDIES5
HIST 550GRADUATE RESEARCH SEMINAR5
HIST 598GRADUATE WRITING SEMINAR5
Four (4) Graduate Readings Courses20
Further Specialization
Preparation of two fields
HIST 600THESIS5-15
or HIST 601 RESEARCH PROJECT
Electives10-20
Total Credits60

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • understand historical studies, including historical methodology and selected aspects of modern historiography;
  • demonstrate factual and bibliographic mastery and the ability to interpret
  • institutional and cultural change in two historical fields;
  • conduct effective library research and write a major graduate research paper;
  • think critically about historical information and historical problems.