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Master's Degree Plan I

Thesis Option

In addition to the following, students pursuing this option must meet all the general requirements for the M.A. in History.


Course requirements: 30 total credit hours

Course work outlined here must include a minimum of 12 semester hours at the 6000 level.

Required Course -- 3 credit hours

HIST 6013 Historiography

Major Field -- 12 semester credit hours

Select one of the following fields as a major (i.e. specialty) and earn a mimimum of 12 credit hours in that single field:

  • The United States
  • Modern Europe
  • Modern Britian
  • Latin America
  • Gender
  • Science, Technology and Medicine
  • Public History
  • Intellectual

Minor Field -- 9 credit hours

Candidates must select a second area of history from the list above as their minor field and complete at least 9 hours of course work in that area.

Thesis -- 6 credit hours

Thesis writing shall be done under the supervision of the candidate’s major advisor.