The Master of Arts in History, Plan B, Liberal Arts specialization is especially appropriate for students desiring employment in secondary education (licensure may be required) or who do not want to pursue further advanced degrees. This program requires a minimum of 33 credits, emphasizing area and/or topical historical study offered in seminars. The Plan B does not require a thesis or a foreign language.

Effective Fall 2011

Required Courses
HIST 501Historical Method: Historiography3
Select five of the following courses in consultation with advisor:15
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
HIST 621Research Seminar: Europe3
Electives 19
Program Total Credits:33

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