History and Art History

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Requirements

This concentration is for students seeking expertise in applied history fields, such as archival management, museum studies, historic preservation, and historical editing. It is also suitable for professionally employed historians who desire to further their careers.

Within this concentration students can choose an emphasis on new media and information technology.

Degree Requirements (Catalog Year 2014-2015)

One required course (3 credits) taken within the first 9 credits

HIST 610 - The Study and Writing of History Credits: 3

Four courses (12 credits) in a specialization

Specialization in U.S. history (at least 3 credits from each group)

Origins to 1861
1861–1914; 1914
World War I to the present

Specialization in European history (at least 3 credits from each group)

Ancient, medieval, early modern to 1789
1789–1914
1914 to the present

Specialization in world history (at least 3 credits from two regions)

Africa
Asia
Middle East
Latin America

One research seminar (3 credits) in a specialization

HIST 711 - Research Seminar in U.S. History Credits: 3
HIST 731 - Research Seminar in European History Credits: 3
HIST 751 - Research Seminar in Comparative World History Credits: 3

Two to three courses (6-9 credits) in applied history

Students choose from courses from HIST 689-697. These include courses in historic preservation, museum studies, archives, historical editing, or new media and information technology.

3 or 6 credits of internship

If students choose to do a 3-credit internship, they will take an additional 3 credits in applied history course work.

HIST 794 - Internship in Applied History Credits: 3-6

Proficiency in a relevant research tool

Students demonstrate proficiency through course work or exam in computer science, statistics, information technology, or a modern foreign language.

Total: 30 Credits

Concentration in Applied History wth New Media and Information Technology Emphasis

One required course (3 credits) taken within the first 9 credits

HIST 610 - The Study and Writing of History Credits: 3

Four courses (12 credits) in a specialization

Specialization in U.S. history (at least 3 credits from each group)

Origins to 1861
1861–1914
1914 World War I to the present

Specialization in European history (at least 3 credits from each group)

Ancient, medieval, early modern to 1789
1789–1914
1914 to the present

Specialization in world history (at least 3 credits from two regions)

Africa
Asia
Middle East
Latin America

One research seminar (3 credits) in a specialization

HIST 711 - Research Seminar in U.S. History Credits: 3
HIST 731 - Research Seminar in European History Credits: 3
HIST 751 - Research Seminar in Comparative World History Credits: 3

Two courses (6 credits) in new media and information technology course work

Students should consult the department for relevant courses.

3 or 6 credits of internship in information technology

If students choose to do a 3-credit internship, they will take an additional 3 credits in applied history course work.

HIST 794 - Internship in Applied History Credits: 3-6

Proficiency in a relevant research tool

Students demonstrate proficiency through course work or exam in computer science, statistics, information technology, or a modern foreign language.

Total: 30 Credits

Requirements may be different for earlier catalog years. See the University Catalog archives.

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