M.A. in History - Non-Thesis Track

Requirements (30 credits)
HS-501Historical Criticism3
or HS-502 The Philosophy of History
Select one U.S. History course designated with Course Type: HSUS3
Select one European History course designated with Course Type: HSEU3
Select one World or Non-Western course designated with Course Types: HSWLD or HSNW 3
Select 15 credits of History (HS) Electives15
Select 3 credits of History (HS)3
HS-CPEHistory Comprehensive Exam0
Total Credits30

Sequence Chart

Included below is a suggested plan of study to complete this program. Please use this as a guide; consult with you advisor to determine the sequence that best matches your circumstances.

First Year
FallCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Select three credits of U.S. History (HS-500+) course designated with Course Type: HSUS3HS-501 Historical Criticism or 5023Select 6 credits of Graduate History (HS-500+) Electives6
Select three credits of European History (HS-500+) courses designated with Course Type: HSEU3Select three credits World or Non-Western (HS-500+) courses designated with Course Types: HSWLD or HSNW3 
Semester Credits6Semester Credits6Semester Credits6
Second Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits 
Select 6 credits (HS-500+) Graduate History Electives6HS-CPE History Comprehensive Exam0 
 Select 6 Credits of (HS-500+) Graduate History Electives6 
Semester Credits6Semester Credits6 
Total Credits 30
  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a 2.5 overall GPA and a 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major.
  2. Two letters of recommendation.
  3. Written statement that describes the historical areas you wish to study and details how graduate study will contribute to your professional and academic goals.