Degree Requirements

Section I: Core Courses 6 hrs.
Master of Arts in Historical Studies
History 501: Fundamentals of American History I (before 1877) 3 hrs.
History 502: Fundamentals of American History II (after 1877) 3 hrs.
Section II: Period and Topical Electives 12-15 hrs.
History 503: Conquest, Resistance and Rebellion: Comparing Colonial American Frontiers 3 hrs.
History 515: Civil War and Reconstruction 3 hrs.
History 518: The U.S. Between the World Wars 3 hrs.
History 520: Recent American History, 1960–Present 3 hrs.
History 561: U.S. Constitutional History 3 hrs.
History 562: American Creeds: The Idea of an American Nation 3 hrs.
History 564: Nebraska History 3 hrs.
History 565: The Myth of the Frontier in Twentieth Century America 3 hrs.
History 570: American Civil Rights Movement 3 hrs.
History 590: Selected Topics* 3 hrs.
Section III: History Education 9-12 hours
History 521: History Strategies I 3 hrs.
History 522: History Strategies II 3 hrs.
History 523: Topics in the History Classroom 3 hrs.
History 550: Nebraska Institute for Study of American History 3 hrs.
History 585: AP U.S. History Institute 3 hrs.
History 589: Oral History: Theory and Methods 3 hrs.
Section IV: Capstone Experience 3 hours
History 599: Applied Project 3 hrs.