Recommended Timetable to Master's Degree | Department of History

Recommended Timetable to Master's Degree

The Department of History offers the Master of Arts (MA) and Master of Science (MS) degrees (with or without thesis for both degrees).

MA/MS WITH THESIS
For full-time students, the reccomended timetable for this thirty-three (33) hour degree, which includes a minimum of two (2) graduate-level history seminar courses (6 credit hours), six (6) hours of thesis, and three (3) hours of historical bibliography is as follows:

First Semester
In consultation with faculty mentor and the graduate advisor, student should schedule nine (9) graduate hours including HIST 5940 Historical Bibliography.
Students pursuing a MA degree and who have not already satisfied the foreign language requirement should begin the work necessary to do so (see UNT graduate Catalog).

Second Semester
In consultation with faculty mentor and the graduate advisor, student should schedule nine (9) graduate hours.
In addition, student MUST have in place a committee for their comprehensive examination and submit a Degree Plan by the end of the semester.

Third Semester
In consultation with major professor, student should schedule nine (9) graduate hours including two three-hour seminars.

Fourth Semester
In consultation with major professor, student should schedule six (6) thesis hours.
Students with a TA position or other university funding requiring full-time enrollment must schedule nine (9) graduate hours.
In addition to coursework, students should successfully defend their M.A. theses.

PLEASE NOTE: All course work and other requirements to be credited toward the master's degree must be completed within 5 years.

MA/MS WITHOUT THESIS
For full-time students, the reccomended timetable for this thirty-three (33) degree, which includes a minimum of two (2) graduate-level history seminar courses (6 credit hours) and three (3) hours of historical bibliography is as follows:

First Semester
In consultation with faculty mentor and the graduate advisor, student should schedule nine (9) graduate hours including HIST 5940 Historical Bibliography.
Students who have not already satisfied the foreign language requirement should begin the work necessary to do so (see UNT graduate Catalog).

Second Semester
In consultation with faculty mentor and the graduate advisor, student should schedule nine (9) graduate hours.
In addition, student MUST have in place a committee for their comprehensive examination and submit a Degree Plan by the end of the semester.

Third Semester
In consultation with major professor, student should schedule nine (9) graduate hours including one three-hour seminar.

Fourth Semester
In consultation with major professor, student should schedule six (6) graduate hours including one three-hour seminar.|
Students with a TA position or other university funding requiring full-time enrollment must schedule nine (9) graduate hours.
In addition to coursework, students must successfully complete their oral examination for the M.A. degree.

PLEASE NOTE: All course work and other requirements to be credited toward the master's degree must be completed within 5 years.

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