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Graduate Programs

Degree Requirements

A total of 36 semester hours of graduate work is required. A student may transfer a maximum of six semester hours of graduate work in which a grade of "B" or better has been earned from approved institutions. All transfer work is subject to approval by the student's advisor. No more than six semester hours in independent study courses and six semester hours in travel/study courses may be applied to this degree.

OPTION I:  Master of Arts Degree in History (With Foreign Language and Thesis)

OPTION II:  Master of Arts Degree in History (Without Foreign Language or Thesis)

  1. Reading seminars - one in each of the following areas 12 hours
         European history to 1715
         European history since 1715
         United States History to 1877
         United States History since 1877
  2. Research seminar 3 hours
  3. Historiography 3 hours
         HIST 5394
  4. Thesis (Option I only) 6 hours
         HIST 5395 and HIST 5396
  5. Other History Courses 12-18 hours
         Option I (12 hours)
         Option II (18 hours)
      TOTAL 36 hours