Degree Requirements

A minimum of 30 credits is required, including 18 in a major field and 6 in a minor field chosen in consultation with a faculty advisor. The remaining 6 credits may be completed through a Master's Thesis or a combination of a Master's Essay and an additional course.

The following is a sample curriculum for a student completing a major field of study (18 credits) in the History of Technology, Environment and Medicine/Health.

M.A. in History, History of Technology, Environment, and Medicine/Health (Master's essay)

Major Field Courses
HIST 622Culture and Science in the History of American Medicine3
HIST 628Gender, Science and Technology in the Modern World3
HIST 632Technology, Culture and History3
HIST 634Environmental History of North America3
HIST 635History of Technology, Environment and Medicine: Theory and Method3
HIST 656Topics in the History of Health3
Minor Field Courses
Two 600 or 700 level courses in either American History or World History6
Elective Courses
One 600 or 700 level course3
Essay
HIST 702Master's Essay3
Total Credits30

M.A. in History, History of Technology, Environment, and Medicine/Health (Master's thesis)

Major Field Courses
HIST 622Culture and Science in the History of American Medicine3
HIST 628Gender, Science and Technology in the Modern World3
HIST 632Technology, Culture and History3
HIST 634Environmental History of North America3
HIST 635History of Technology, Environment and Medicine: Theory and Method3
HIST 656Topics in the History of Health3
Minor Field Courses
Two 600 or 700 level courses in either American History or World History6
Thesis
HIST 701CMaster'S Thesis6
Total Credits30

For additional information on the Master's Thesis and Master's Essay Options, see the Federated History Department website.