2017-2018 Graduate Catalog


History, MA

To be admitted to study in the MA program, an applicant must complete 24 hours of undergraduate history courses and scored at least 500 (old scale) or 153 (new scale) on the verbal portion of the GRE and 4.5 (old scale) or 4.0 (new scale) on the analytical writing portion of the exam.

For the thesis option, a minimum of 30 approved semester hours, including at least 15 in history courses and 6 in thesis, is required. A maximum of nine hours of supporting work in related disciplines is optional. For the non-thesis option, a minimum of 30 approved semester hours is required, including at least 15 hours in history courses. A maximum of 9 hours of supporting work in related disciplines is optional. HIST 50960 Historiography and Bibliography is required of all graduate students.

For specific requirements, consult the Department of History Guide to Graduate Study.