The Master of Arts in Humanities degree program is designed both for individuals wishing to enhance their knowledge and skills and for students intending to pursue a doctorate in a humanistic field. Thus, students seeking an MA in Humanities have two options, a “research” or a “professional” option. Students with plans for doctoral study should choose the research option.
Students may concentrate within one of the three main areas of study:
All students must take two seminars in each of these three main areas of study.
School: School of Arts and Humanities
Program: Humanities - History of Ideas
Catalog page: MA
Degree requirements: Bachelor's or master's degree in arts and humanities fields
GPA: 3.3 (especially in upper-division undergraduate and graduate work)
Letters of recommendation: 3
Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the electronic request form in the graduate application to submit the letters. Contact the graduate academic program department if you have any questions.
Admissions essay required: Yes
Deadlines: University deadlines apply.
Teacher/Educator; Philosopher; Writer; Editor; Classicist; Historian; Art Historian; Museum Staff; Artist; Teacher and various positions in research or an advanced level of professional practice.
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