History, M.A.

Program Description

For students interested in U.S., modern European, and comparative world history, provides advanced knowledge and continuing education requirements Prepares students for doctoral work in history, as well law, government, and international affairs.

Learning Outcomes

Students completing the MA will be expected to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of historiography and its relevance for the study of history;
  2. develop historical arguments and present them effectively, orally and in writing;
  3. produce examples of various types of historical writing, such as book reviews, bibliographic essays, research papers, prospectus, and theses; and
  4. present original historical arguments using both primary and secondary sources.