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Graduation Requirements and the Graduate Program

Graduation Requirements

  1. A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in all graduate history work attempted.
  2. Successful completion of a written comprehensive examination.
  3. Foreign Language (Option 1 only)-- 12 credit hours, or demonstrated reading knowledge, of a single foreign language.

Graduate History Courses and Requisite Syllabi

HIST 5310 - Seminar in History - Research and writing in selected areas of history.  May be repeated for credit when content changes.  Prerequisite:  Six hours of reading seminars.

HIST 5320 - Seminar in State and Local History - Seeks to build an appreciation for significant state and local history. Emphasis on historiography and use of primary source material. Prerequisite: Six hours of reading seminars.

HIST 5330 - Seminar in European History - Research and writing in selected areas of European history. May be repeated for credit when content changes. Prerequisite: Six hours of reading seminars.

HIST 5340 - Seminar in American History - Research and writing in selected areas of American history. May be repeated for credit when content changes. Prerequisite: Six hours of reading seminars.

HIST 5352 - Renaissance Europe - In-depth study of literature in Renaissance European history.

HIST 5353 - Reformation Europe - In-depth study of literature in Reformation European history.

HIST 5354 - Medieval Europe - In-depth study of literature in Medieval European history.

HIST 5356 - Seventeenth-Century Europe - In-depth study of literature in seventeenth-century Europe to 1715.

HIST 5357 - Eighteenth-Century Europe - In-depth study of literature in European history of the eighteenth century, 1715 - 1815.

HIST 5358 - Nineteenth-Century Europe - In-depth study of literature in European history of the nineteenth century, 1815-1914.

HIST 5359 - Twentieth-Century Europe - In-depth study of literature in European history of the twentieth century, 1914-present.

HIST 5668 - Field Experience in History - Provides the graduate student with opportunities to study historical sites and museums, use archival records, and conduct field research on a given topic which includes some travel. Classroom experiences employing the lecture and seminar methods complement the field experience. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

HIST 5372 - Public History Internship - Internship with public and private agencies in the East Texas region. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

HIST 5376 - Native American History - In-depth study of literature related to Native American relationships with the United States.

HIST 5377 - American Borderlands - In-depth study of literature related to the history of American Borderlands.

HIST 5379 - The Age of Jackson - In-depth study of literature in American history from 1815 to 1848.

HIST 5384 - Colonial America - In-depth study of literature in American history from 1492 to 1754

HIST 5385 - Revolutionary America - In depth study of literature in American history from 1754 to 1815.

HIST 5386 - Civil War and Reconstruction - In-depth study of literature in American history from 1848 to 1877.

HIST 5387 - Industrial and Progressive America - In-depth study of literature in American history from 1877 to 1917.

HIST 5388 - America During the World Wars - In-depth study of literature in American history from 1917 to 1945.

HIST 5389 - America Since 1945 - In-depth study of literature in American history since 1945.

HIST 5394 - Historiography - Analyzes historical writing and the philosophy of history. Considers the works of important historians and schools of thought since Herodotus. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

HIST 5395 - Thesis - Selection of a research topic and development of a thesis plan. Prerequisite: Consent of thesis director.

HIST 5396 - Thesis - Completion and approval of thesis. Prerequisite: HIST 5395 or concurrent enrollment and consent of thesis director.

HIST 5397 - Topics in History - In-depth study of literature in selected areas of history. May be repeated for credit when content changes.

HIST 5199 - Independent Study - Independent study in specific areas of history not covered by organized graduate classes. A maximum of six credit hours may be applied toward a graduate degree. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

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