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Master of Arts in American Studies

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M.A. Degree Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 30 hours of course work, including 21 hours of required courses, 9 hours of elective courses, and 6 hours of article or thesis preparation. Students choose either the article or thesis options, which includes a final oral examination or defense.

Handbook for Graduate Students

The department has prepared a handbook that summarizes procedures that a graduate student follows in working toward any one of the three graduate degrees. It contains a summary of regulations and departmental procedures and the rationale behind these regulations. The handbook is available online.

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