The Master of Arts in History, Plan A, Liberal Arts Specialization is based on instruction through small seminars and individual study, stressing historiography and research methods. The Plan A is usually pursued in anticipation of an advanced degree, mainly in fields of history, business, or law. It requires proficiency in a language other than English.

Effective Fall 2011

Required Courses
HIST 501Historical Method: Historiography3
Select four of the following courses in consultation with advisor:12
Reading Seminar: U.S. to 1877
Reading Seminar: U.S. Since 1877
Reading Seminar-Europe to 1815
Reading Seminar-Europe Since 1815
Reading Seminar: Africa
Reading Seminar: Latin America
Reading Seminar: Middle East
Reading Seminar: East Asia
Reading Seminar: South Asia
Reading Seminar--World Environmental History
HIST 611Research Seminar: United States3
or HIST 621 Research Seminar: Europe
500- or 600-level HIST courses3
300-, 400-, 500-, or 600-level HIST course(s)3-6
Electives 13-6
HIST 699Thesis3-6
Program Total Credits:33

A minimum of 33 credits are required to complete this program.