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  • 33 hours of graduate history

    • 3 hours, Historiography and Methods [5361]
    • 3 hours, General Research Seminar [5398]
    • 6 hours, thesis credit
    • 21 hours, history electives (with at least 9 hours in major field)
    • Master’s Thesis
    • Comprehensive examination (thesis defense)
  • 36 hours of graduate history

    • 3 hours, Historiography and Methods [5361]
    • 3 hours, General Research Seminar [5398]
    • 30 hours, history electives (with at least 15 hours in major field)
    • Comprehensive examination (combination of written and oral exams)
  • 21 hours of graduate-level History and 15 graduate hours from a discipline outside of History or
    21 hours of graduate-level History,9 graduate hours in one discipline outside of history, and 6 hours in a second outside discipline

    • 3 hours, Historiography and Methods [5361]
    • 3 hours, General Research Seminar [5398]
    • 15 hours, History electives
    • 15 hours outside minor(s) in one or two academic disciplines, or
    • 15 hours Education (which, with student teaching hours and experience, would qualify the student for certification)

    Comprehensive examination (combination of written and oral exams)

  • 36 hours of graduate history

    • 3 hours, Historiography and Methods [5361]
    • 3 hours, The Practice of Public History [5371]
    • 3 hours, Internship [5374]
    • 3 hours, General Research Seminar [5398]
    • 12 hours, Public History electives
    • 12 hours, United States history electives
    • Comprehensive examination (combination of written and oral exams)
  • 39 hours of graduate history, including:

    • 3 hours, Historiography and Methods [5361]
    • 3 hours, The Practice of Public History [5371]
    • 3 hours, Internship [5374]
    • 3 hours, General Research Seminar [5398]
    • 6 hours, Thesis Credit
    • 12 hours, Public History electives
    • 9 hours, United States history electives
    • Master’s Thesis
    • Comprehensive examination (Thesis defense)