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2020-2021 Catalog
History: Non-Thesis (Master of Arts)

Program Description for History

Major: History Concentration: Non-Thesis Degree: Master of Arts

Prerequisites (3 credits)

HIS3051 (GW)Craft Of The Historian (3 Credits)

Major Requirements (36 credits)

A maximum of 9 hrs of HIS 6905 (Directed Independent Study) and/or HIS 6946 (Internship in History) is permitted for the non-thesis option. No more than 6 of the 9 credits may fall into any one category (HIS6905 Directed Independent Study or HIS 6946 Internship in History). Independent Studies and Internships may not substitute for required Readings Seminars or Research Seminars.
Students must consult with the Graduate Program Director to schedule an oral examination in the spring or fall semester immediately prior to their graduation. In advance of the examination, each student will submit one of the 20-40 page research papers written for a 5000-level research course or a 6000-level Research Seminar (subsequently revised if they choose) to a committee of three faculty members, at least one of whom will be in the student's field. The committee will review the paper and will examine the student on the paper's historical and historiographic context.
Students may take no more than four classes (12 hrs), with any one faculty member including HIS 6905 (Directed Independent Study) and excepting HIS 6946 (Internship in History) and HIS 6971 (Thesis Research)
Designation of official manuscript/footnote for thesis, and non-thesis papers: "Chicago- Manual of Style," using footnotes, not endnotes.
All students must apply for graduation during registration for the last semester of courses at UNF. Deadlines are published online.

SELECT 3 Readings Seminars (9 hrs)

  • 6000 level
  • EUH 6905 Readings in Eur History I OR EUH 6906
  • Readings in Eur History II OR AMH 6905 Readings Readings in Am History I OR AMH 6907 Readings in Am History II OR LAH 6905 Readings in Latin American History I OR LAH 6906 Readings in Latin American History II OR Readings Seminars with AFH or ASH designation.

SELECT A 3 Hist Res Sems (9 hrs)

  • 6000 level
  • EUH/AMH/LAH/ASH/AFH/HIS

SELECT B 2 Hist Courses (6 hrs)

  • 6000 level
  • EUH/AMH/LAH/ASH/AFH/HIS

SELECT C 2 History Courses (6 hrs)

  • 5000/6000 level
  • EUH/AMH/LAH/ASH/AFH/HIS

SELECT D 2 History Courses (6 hrs)

  • 5000/6000 level
  • AFH/ASH/LAH