In addition to meeting the requirements for classified graduate standing and the basic requirements for the master’s degree as described in Requirements for Master’s Degrees, the student must complete a graduate program of 30 units which includes a major consisting of at least 24 units in history from courses listed below as acceptable for the master’s degree programs, at least 21 units of which must be in 600- and 700-numbered courses. Students may elect either Plan A, requiring a thesis, or Plan B, requiring a comprehensive written examination in two fields of history chosen in consultation with the graduate adviser. For Plan B, faculty meet with the student for a one-hour oral assessment one week following the examination if further consultation is necessary.
One additional three-unit history course numbered from 620 to 680 in lieu of HIST 797 and HIST 799A
Candidates for this Degree
Candidates for this degree must demonstrate knowledge of a relevant language other than English. Course selection and programs must be approved by the graduate adviser prior to the student’s registration.