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The Department of History offers a master of arts degree with two options. The first option is the traditional thesis program in which the student completes 30 semester hours, six of which are for the thesis. With approval of the department head, the student may elect an additional field of a minimum of six and maximum of 12 semester hours. At least 21 of the 30 semester hours must be taken at the 6000 level.
The second option is the non-thesis program. This program requires 36 semester hours, 24 hours of which must be completed at the 6000 level. The student must demonstrate proficiency in research and writing in graduate seminars. With approval of the department head, the student may elect an additional field of a minimum of six and maximum of 12 semester hours.
The Department of History has an excellent collection of source material for theses and research papers available in Cornette Library: unusually complete files of scholarly journals, more than 600,000 government documents, microfilm and microcard acquisitions, including a complete file of The New York Times and records of the U.S. Congress from 1789 to the present.
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, located on campus, has a superb regional collection of books, journals and thousands of manuscript items and recorded interviews with pioneers of the area.
Discipline - Course Prefix
History - HIST
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