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Master of Arts in History

Master of Arts in History

Michigan State University

Michigan State University, East Lansing, United States
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The Master of Arts degree program in history is designed for students who desire a general course of advanced study in the field. The program is available under both Plan A (with thesis) and Plan B (without thesis). A total of 30 credits are required for the degree under either Plan A or Plan B. The student's program of study must be approved by the student's guidance committee. Requirements for Both Plan A and Plan B Complete HST 803 Seminar in Methodology of Historical Research (3 credits). Complete at least 15 credits in 800-900 level history courses including one 3 credit course in historiography relevant to the student’s program of study. Demonstrate the ability to read historical literature in one foreign language. Credits in courses in foreign language may not be counted toward the requirements for the Master of Arts or Doctor of Philosophy in History degree programs. Additional Requirements for Plan A Complete 6 credits of HST 899 Master’s Thesis Research. Pass a final oral examination that covers the student’s program of study and thesis. Additional Requirements for Plan B Pass a certifying examination, consisting of three parts, one testing the major area and two tests in each of the student’s minor areas.

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