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
No thesis is required in this option.
Required Course -- 3 credit hours
HIST 6013 Historiography
Major Field -- 12 credit hours
Select one of the following fields as a major (i.e. specialty) and earn a mimimum of 12 credit hours (typically 4 courses) in that single field:
- The United States
- Modern Europe
- Modern Britian
- Latin America
- Science, Technology and Medicine
- Public History
Minor Field -- 9 credit hours
Candidates must select a minor field and earn at least 9 hours of course work in that area. Minor fields can be chosen from the list above (excepting the major field). With their advisor's approval, candidates may also choose a minor outside the Department of History in related fields such as economics, political science, psychology, sociology, anthropology, etc.
Advanced History Curriculum Development -- 6 credit hours
Candidates select, with their advisors approval, typically two courses focused specifically on building curriculum in the history classroom.