Oct 31, 2020  
2020-2021 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Bulletin

History - Public History Concentration, MA


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Program Code: MA_255D
CIP Code: 54.0101

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.

To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the criteria for admission to the Graduate School . Meeting this condition does not guarantee admission.

Accelerated Admission Option: This program offers an accelerated admission option for undergraduate students currently enrolled at Appalachian State University.   

Location: On Campus

Course Requirements for the Master of Arts in History


Other Requirements for the MA in History


  • Thesis: Optional
  • 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.

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