M.A. in History, World Specialization - Thesis Track

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

Requirements (6 credits)
HS-501Historical Criticism3
or HS-502 The Philosophy of History
HS-503Introduction to the Study of World History3
World History Specialization (18 credits)
Select 2 History (HS) courses designated with Course Type: HSWLD6
Select 2 World or Non-Western courses designated with Course Types: HSWLD or HSNW 6
Select 2 European History (HS) courses designated with Course Type: HSUS or HSEU6
Thesis (6 credits)
Select 3 credits of History (HS) coursework3
HS-690History Master's Thesis3
HS-THDThesis Defense0
Total Credits30

Sequence Chart

First Year
FallCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
HS-503 Introduction to the Study of World History3HS-501 Historical Criticism or 5023Select 6 credits of Graduate World or Non-Western courses designated with Course Types: HSWLD or HSNW6
Select 3 credits of Graduate History (HS) courses designated with Course Type: HSWLD3Select 3 credits of Graduate History (HS) courses designated with Course Type: HSWLD3 
Semester Credits6Semester Credits6Semester Credits6
Second Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits 
Select 6 credits of GraduateHistory (HS) coursres designated with Course Type: HSUS or HSEU6Select 3 credits of Graduate History (HS-500+) Electives3 
 HS-690 History Master's Thesis3 
 HS-THD Thesis Defense0 
Semester Credits6Semester Credits6 
Total Credits 30