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Master of Arts in History
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Degree Requirements:
[Program Plan]

The 45 credit degree consists of the following course requirements:

HST 698 Methods, Research and Writing (5 credits)

Two Seminars:

  • One seminar in a primary field (4 credits)
  • One seminar in a secondary field (4 credits)

Five graduate courses in a primary field (20 credits)

Three graduate courses in a secondary field (12 credits)

A minimum of 23 credits are to be completed at the 600-level.

Up to 15 credit hours of relevant graduate courses in other departments may be taken with prior approval from the History faculty.

Students will be required to take comprehensive exams in their primary and secondary fields of study. Comprehensive exams will be based on completed course-work and will take place in the final quarter of enrollment in the program.

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