Graduate Certificates in History

The Department of History offers three graduate certificates in the areas listed below. Click on the links to jump to detailed program requirements.

European History
Modern History
United States History

Graduate Certificate in European History

Description

This 18 credit hour certificate is designed for regularly admitted graduate students who desire advanced training in European history, but who are not seeking a master's degree at this time. Credits successfully earned with this certificate program can be transferred toward the M.A. degree. Students may substitute courses only upon approval of the History Graduate Studies Committee. Admission is through the College of Graduate Studies. Students pursuing this certification program should have some prior coursework in European history.

This certificate is granted upon completion of 18 hours within the selected area.

Required Courses (6-18 hours)

At least 6 hours must be taken at the 600-level or above, selected from the following courses:

  • HST 636 - Colloquium in Ancient History 3-6(3-0)
  • HST 650 - Colloquium in European History to 1450 3(3-0)
  • HST 651 - Colloquium in Early Modern European History 3-6(3-0)
  • HST 652 - Colloquium in Modern European History 3-6(3-0)
  • HST 738 - Seminar in Ancient History 3-6(3-0)
  • HST 740 - Seminar in Medieval West 3(3-0)
  • HST 741 - Seminar in Early Modern Europe 3(3-0)
  • HST 742 - Seminar in Eighteenth-Century European History 3(3-0)
  • HST 744 - Seminar in Nineteenth-Century European History 3-6(3-0)
  • HST 758 - Seminar in Twentieth-Century European History 3-6(3-0)

Electives (0-12 hours)

All courses must be selected from the department's course offerings in European history. No more than 3 hours may be taken below the 500-level, and then only if approved for graduate credit.

Total: 18 Semester Hours

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Graduate Certificate in Modern History

Description

This 18 credit hour certificate is designed for regularly admitted graduate students who desire advanced training in modern history, but who are not seeking a master's degree at this time. Credits successfully earned with this certificate program can be transferred toward the M.A. degree. Students may substitute courses only upon approval of the History Graduate Studies Committee. Admission is through the College of Graduate Studies. Students pursuing this certification program should have some prior coursework in modern history.

This certificate is granted upon completion of 18 hours within the selected area.

Required Courses (6-18 hours)

At least 6 hours must be taken at the 600-level or above, selected from the following courses:

  • HST 603 - Colloquium in U.S. History Since 1865 3-6(3-0)
  • HST 652 - Colloquium in Modern European History 3-6(3-0)
  • HST 717 - Seminar in the History of Twentieth Century America 3-6(3-0)
  • HST 758 - Seminar in Twentieth-Century European History 3-6(3-0)

Electives (0-12 hours)

All courses must be selected from the department's course offerings in modern history.

Total: 18 Semester Hours

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Graduate Certificate in United States History

Description

This 18 credit hour certificate is designed for regularly admitted graduate students who desire advanced training in United States history, but who are not seeking a master's degree at this time. Credits successfully earned with this certificate program can be transferred toward the M.A. degree. Students may substitute courses only upon approval of the History Graduate Studies Committee. Admission is through the College of Graduate Studies. Students pursuing this certification program should have some prior coursework in United States history.

This certificate is granted upon completion of 18 hours within the selected area.

Required Courses (6-18 hours)

At least 6 hours must be taken at the 600-level or above, selected from the following courses:

  • HST 602 - Colloquium in U.S. History to 1865 3-6(3-0)
  • HST 603 - Colloquium in U.S. History Since 1865 3-6(3-0)
  • HST 711 - Seminar in Colonial and Revolutionary America 3-6(3-0)
  • HST 713 - Seminar in the History of Nineteenth Century America 3-6(3-0)
  • HST 715 - Seminar in the Civil War and Reconstruction 3(3-0)
  • HST 717 - Seminar in the History of Twentieth Century America 3-6(3-0)
  • HST 723 - Seminar in American Diplomatic History 3(3-0)

Electives (0-12 hours)

All courses must be selected from the department's course offerings in United States history. No more than 3 hours may be taken below the 500-level, and then only if approved for graduate credit.

Total: 18 Semester Hours​​

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