M.A. in History

College of Arts and Humanities

Thesis Option

Required
HIS 500Methods & Materials Of Rsrch In History 13
Choose one of the following:3
Seminar in American History
Seminar in European History
Seminar in History of non-Western World
Major Field
Select four HIS courses in student concentration12
Minor Field
Select two HIS courses6
Third Field
Select one course3
Related Field Option
To be substituted and counted where appropriate above3-6
Thesis
HIS 691Thesis I: Research 23
HIS 692Thesis II: Writing3
Total Credits Required 36-39
1

Ordinarily to be taken in first semester, but no later than during first 12 semester hours

2

Normally taken as three semester hours in two consecutive semesters.

Non-Thesis Option

Required
HIS 500Methods & Materials Of Rsrch In History 13
Major Field
Choose one of the following:3
Seminar in American History
Seminar in European History
Seminar in History of non-Western World
Select four additional HIS courses12
Minor Field
Select two HIS courses6
Third Field
Select two courses6
Related Field Option
To be substituted and counted where appropriate3-6
Total Credits Required 33-36
1

Ordinarily to be taken in first semester, but no later than during first 12 semester hours.

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