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Modern History, Graduate Certificate

Minimum Totals for Graduation: 18 hours

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 Office of Research and 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.

Program Requirements

Required Courses (6-18 hours)

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

HST 603Colloquium in U.S. History Since 1865


HST 652Colloquium in Modern European History


HST 717Seminar in the History of Twentieth Century America


HST 758Seminar in Twentieth-Century European History


Electives (0-12 hours)

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

Total: 18 semester hours