History (Non-thesis Option), Master of Arts
In addition to the general requirements for admission to the Graduate School (see the General Information section of this catalog), applicants for admission to the M.A. program in history are expected to have completed an undergraduate major or minor in history, or a related discipline. Those who do not have the equivalent of a history major or minor may be required to enroll in and successfully complete undergraduate history courses before they are fully admitted to the program. All application materials should be submitted to the Texas Southern University Graduate School. The department chair or the graduate faculty advisor will review all applications and make recommendations on admission to the Dean of the Graduate School.
Complete thirty (30) semester credit hours of graduate work (twelve (12) semester credit hours of required courses, including a research seminar, and eighteen (18) semester credit hours of electives) with a grade point average of at least 3.0; complete a research project and seminar paper in HIST 734 Seminar In American History or HIST 736 Seminar In Afro-American Hist; pass a comprehensive examination over course work in history. Eligible students are allowed a maximum of three attempts to pass the comprehensive examination over course work in history.
|HIST 631||Historiography I||3|
|HIST 632||Historiography II||3|
|HIST 750||Historical Research||3|
|HIST 734||Seminar In American History||3|
|or HIST 736||Seminar In Afro-American Hist|
Students may take 400 level courses for graduate credit only with the permission of the graduate advisor