Program Learning Objectives
- Develop specialized historical competencies and an enhanced awareness of human diversity.
- Develop critical thinking/problem solving skills.
- Develop facility in oral and written communication.
- Develop independent thought and research methods.
- Engage in lifelong learning.
There are two options for the MA degree in History, Comprehensive Exam or Thesis.
|HIST 504||Graduate Study in History||4|
|Select from the following:||20|
Each course is repeatable up to 12 units.
|Graduate Seminar in United States History|
|Graduate Seminar in European History|
|Graduate Seminar in East Asian History|
|Graduate Seminar in Latin American History|
|Graduate Seminar in African History|
|Graduate Seminar in Comparative History|
|HIST Electives (400-500 level) 1||16|
|Select from the following:||8-9|
|Comprehensive Exam Option (total 48 units)|
|Supervised Reading for Comprehensive Exams (2) (2)|
HIST Electives (500 level) (4)
|Thesis Option (total 49 units)|
|Thesis (3) (3) (3)|
400-level courses include extra work for graduate students.
(All courses must be taken after undergraduate degree has been awarded. Undergraduate courses or their equivalent may not be repeated.)