Program of Study for the Master of Arts in History
Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School; official general GRE exam scores; cover letter stating reasons that the applicant wishes to enter the program in history; sample of written work such as a research paper.
6 hours of graduate electives from the following Public History Courses, or students may select up other graduate courses upon approval of the coordinator of the Public History Concentration and the Director of Graduate Studies in History.
Proficiency: Required for General History Concentration only. Students must demonstrate a reading knowledge of a foreign language by either taking the necessary courses for credit and earning a C or above in each course, or passing the exam administered by the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
Candidacy: Required for thesis students only; awarded upon approval of thesis committee and prospectus
Comprehensive: A written comprehensive examination is required by the end of the third semester of course work for thesis students, and by the end of the fourth semester of coursework for non-thesis students.
Product of Learning: Required for Teaching Concentration only.