Catalog Year: 2022-2023
Banner Code: LA-MA-HIST-HEDU
The faculty in the Master of Arts in History program are at the forefront of traditional historical study, digital approaches to the past, and applied history. Students select from a variety of course topics while also selecting an area of historical specialization that accommodates their interests and furthers their career objectives. Students come to the program with diverse career objectives, and the program is designed with that diversity in mind. Students take classes in which they discuss history alongside future academics, public historians, teachers, military officers, non-profit professionals, government officials, entrepreneurs, and future academics.
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Total credits: 36
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Students pursuing this degree must complete the requirements for the 36 credit concentration.
The concentration in higher education is intended for students who want to teach history at community college. It includes coursework in both history and education, including a course on college teaching. Students are required to take at least one history course in each of three areas (U.S., European, and world history), and they are encouraged to take two courses in each area to prepare them to teach the U.S., western civilization, and world history survey courses most commonly offered at the community college level.
|HIST 610||The Study and Writing of History 1||3|
Must be taken with the first 9 credits.
|Select six courses in history 1||18|
Must include at least one course each from U.S. European, and world history.
|HIST 797||Research Seminar in History||3|
|Select four courses from the following:||12|
Six credits of HE electives