M.A. in History, United States Specialization - Non-Thesis Track

Requirements (3 credits)
HS-501Historical Criticism3
or HS-502 The Philosophy of History
United States Specialization (27 credits)
Select 5 History (HS) courses designated with Course Type: HSUS15
Select one European History (HS) course designated with Course Type: HSEU3
Select one World or Non-Western course designated with Course Types: HSWLD or HSNW 3
Select 6 credits of History (HS) coursework6
HS-CPEHistory Comprehensive Exam0
Total Credits30

Sequence Chart

First Year
FallCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Select 6 credits of Graduate (HS) courses designated with Course Type: HSUS6HS-501 Historical Criticism or 5023Select 6 credits of Graduate History (HS) courses designated with Course Type: HSUS6
 Select one European History (HS) course designated with Course Type: HSEU3 
Semester Credits6Semester Credits6Semester Credits6
Second Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits 
Select one Graduate History (HS) course designated with Course Type: HSUS3Select 6 credits of Graduate History (HS) coursework6 
Select one Graduate World or Non-Western History (HS) course designated with Course Types: HSWLD or HSNW3HS-CPE History Comprehensive Exam0 
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.