M.A. in History - Thesis Track

Students interested in pursuing the thesis option must consult with the department before submitting the e-FORM to change their program.

Requirements (12 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
Electives (15 credits)
Select 15 credits of History (HS) Electives15
Thesis (3 credits)
HS-690History Master's Thesis3
HS-THDThesis Defense0
Total Credits30

Sequence Chart

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

First Year
FallCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Select one U.S. History (HS-500+) course designated with course type: HSUS3HS-501 Historical Criticism or 5023Select 6 credits of History (HS-500+) Electives6
Select one European History (HS-500+) course designated with course type: HSEU3Select one World or Non-Western (HS-500+) course designated with course types: HSWLD or HSNW3 
Semester Credits6Semester Credits6Semester Credits6
Second Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits 
Select two HS-500+ Graduate History Electives6HS-690 History Master's Thesis3 
 HS-THD Thesis Defense0 
 Select 3 credits of History (HS-500+) Electives3 
Semester Credits6Semester Credits6 
Total Credits 30