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2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, M.A.


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Degree Requirements


Minimum departmental requirements for the Master of Arts degree with a major in history are as follows:

  • Thirty graduate credit hours in history (HIST 653 HIST 671  and HIST 673  required)
  • All students in the U.S. concentration must take at least one offering of HIST 600  and one offering of HIST 605 . Students in the U.S. concentration must take at least 21 credits at the 600 level or above.
  • All students in the U.S. concentration and in the local/regional/public concentration must take, in addition to HIST 653  or its equivalent, three credit hours of course work outside the field of their concentration.
  • All students in the world concentration must take at least six credit hours of course work in the region(s) of their thesis and must take six credit hours of course work in regions other than the region of their thesis.
  • Completion of a thesis for six credit hours
  • Successful completion of a comprehensive examination in one of the three fields of concentration

The program offers an opportunity for concentration in three fields of history:

  • World history
  • United States history
  • Local/regional/public history

Program Guide


All Master of Arts in History students are required to complete the following courses.

First Year, Fall Semester


First Year, Spring Semester


Second Year, Fall Semester


Second Year, Spring Semester


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