Requirements

Requirements for the Degree

All students must complete a minimum of 30 credits of graduate study.

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THESIS OPTION

Requirements (12 credits):

HIST 5000 Historical Thinking (3 cr.)

One Global History Seminar (3 cr.): HIST 5360 Intellectual & Cultural History; HIST 5370 Twentieth Century; HIST 5380 Empires; or HIST 5390 War & Revolution

HIST 6980 Advanced Writing Seminar  (3 cr.)

HIST 6990 Independent Thesis Research (3 cr.)

Electives (18 credits):  Six courses at the 5000-7000 level.

 

EXAMINATION OPTION

Requirements (9 credits plus passing grade in Departmental M.A. Examination):

HIST 5000 Historical Thinking (3 cr.)

One Global History Seminars  (3 cr.): HIST 5360 Intellectual & Cultural History; HIST 5370 Twentieth Century; HIST 5380 Empires; OR HIST 5390 War & Revolution

HIST 6970 Reading Colloquium (3 cr.)

Examination (not credit bearing): Departmental M.A. Examination to be evaluated by panel consisting of faculty who teach in the program

Electives (21 credits):  Seven courses at the 5000-7000 level.

APPLIED HISTORICAL STUDIES TRACK

Requirements (15 credits):

HIST 5000 Historical Thinking (3 cr.)

HIST 5010 Digital History (3 cr.)

HIST 5200 Public History (3 cr.)

HIST 6900 Internship in Public History (3 cr.)

HIST 6980 Advanced Writing Seminar (3 cr.)

 

Electives (15 credits):  Five courses at the 5000-7000 level.