- Admission Requirements for the Department of History
- Graduate School Admission Procedures
- Degree Programs
- Plan of Study and Graduate Committee
- Grading System
- Regulations for Enrollment, Registration, and Graduation
- Financial Assistance
- Academic Misconduct and the Honor Code
A minimum condition for admission to the Graduate School is a BA degree from an accredited college, with a GPA of 2.25 (on a 4.0 system) on all work or a 2.5 on the last 60 hours attempted.
To receive unconditional admission to the MA program in History, a student must have the following:
- a minimum GPA of 2.50 (on a 4.0 system) on all work or a 2.75 on the last 60 hours attempted,
- 21 hours credit for undergraduate courses in history, and
- a valid GRE score of at least 400 on the verbal portion of the exam (V) or combined 750 on the verbal and quantitative portions of the exam (V+Q).
Students who do not meet these requirements may be eligible for conditional admission.
Conditional Admission for the MA in History
Conditional admission may be gained by those applicants not qualified for unconditional admission, while satisfying or validating his/her undergraduate deficiencies or meeting other conditions of admission. To receive conditional admission, an applicant to the History Master's Program may be admitted conditionally upon receipt of documentation that he/she has satisfied any one of the following criteria:
- a GRE score of at least 900 (V + Q),
- a GRE score of at least 500 (V only),
- a minimum GPA of 3.0 on 9 semester hours of graduate courses in history taken as an unclassified student (note: prior approval from the graduate director in history is required for such graduate courses to be applied to the MA degree.), or
- a minimum GPA of 3.1 on 21 semester hours or more of undergraduate courses in history.
NOTE: Students have 9 hours in which to fulfill conditions of admission. If the conditions are not removed after 9 hours of course work, the applicant will be dropped from the Graduate School.