History (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 hours of graduate work; nine (9) semester credit hours of required courses, fifteen (15) semester credit hours of electives, and six (6) semester hours of thesis with a grade point average of at least 3.0; demonstrate competency in functional English; pass a comprehensive examination over course work in history; write and defend a satisfactory history thesis. For HIST 790 Thesis in History, students will receive grades of satisfactory or unsatisfactory only. 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 790||Thesis in History 2||3|
Students may take HIST 400 level courses for graduate credit only with the permission of the graduate advisor.
Must be enrolled in HIST 790 Thesis in History for two consecutive semesters. Students will receive grades of satisfactory or unsatisfactory only in this course.