2014-2015 Graduate Course Catalog 
    Oct 03, 2022  
2014-2015 Graduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, MA

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Major Requirements

The department offers the Master of Arts degree to students who have pursued successfully one of the following programs of study. M.A. students may apply for admission to the Ph.D. program after passing the exam or thesis.

  1. The student must complete 30 credits of coursework including three seminars. No more than 12 credits may be taken in undergraduate courses carrying graduate credit. No more than nine credits may be taken outside the department. A 3.0 (B) average is required in all courses. Transfer of credit is subject to Graduate School regulations. Students must complete a language requirement. All students must pass a comprehensive oral examination in one field of history. The student may not enroll for more than 30 credits of coursework prior to taking the examination.
  2. The student completes 24 credits of coursework, a language qualification, and either an oral examination, or a passing thesis, that carries 6 thesis credits. The thesis must be read and approved by the advisor and two other faculty members with whom the student has taken courses.

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