M.a. In History

M.a. In History

Long Island University-C W Post Campus - Brookville, NY

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The 30-credit Master of Arts in History is designed for those who plan to pursue a new career as a social study teacher; practicing social studies teachers who need to fulfill their master’s requirement, professionals considering new careers options, as well as those who wish to deepen their knowledge of history. It also provides a springboard for those who plan to enter doctoral programs in history. The master’s degree program places emphasis on learning to think with rigor, to assess evidence, interpret historical events and write with clarity and precision. Graduate courses are structured as seminars that meet once a week in which students discuss readings in depth and develop literacy in recent scholarship. Graduate history courses cover a range of historical subjects including: “Ancient and Medieval Economic Life,” “Modern Europe,” “The Atlantic World,” “America During the Civil War and Reconstruction,” “Historical Myth and Popular Memory,” and “Latin America.” All M.A. students are required to take HIS 601 (Historiography) which examines different theories of historical thought and models of historical methods.

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