Post Baccalaureate Certificate in History

The Certificate in Advanced Study in History

The Department of History offers a post-baccalaureate Certificate in Advanced Study in History.           

Admission:

There are no course prerequisites for admission to this certificate program and the GRE is not required.  Applicants for admission must, however, meet all relevant University and departmental standards, policies, and procedures, including:

1. A bachelor’s degree in History from an accredited institution or an acceptable bachelor’s degree in another discipline with advance approval of the History Department’s Graduate Coordinator.

2. An acceptable undergraduate grade point average, as specified in “Admission to Master’s Degree Program” in the University Catalog.

3. An application on file with the School of Graduate, International, and Interdisciplinary Studies.

4.  Approval by the History Department Graduate Committee.

 

Course Requirements for the Certificate:  12 units

The certificate requires 12 units of 400/500/600-level course work in the discipline of history as follows:

1. A minimum of 9 units of 600-level courses selected from:

HIST 600

Graduate Research Seminar in History

3.0

FA

HIST 610

Graduate Seminar in Classical History

3.0

Inq

HIST 620

Graduate Seminar in European History

3.0

SP

HIST 630

Graduate Seminar in US History, pre-1877

3.0

FA

HIST 640

Graduate Seminar in US History, post-1877

3.0

SP

HIST 660

Graduate Seminar in Middle Eastern History

3.0

Inq

HIST 670

Graduate Seminar in African History

3.0

Inq

HIST 675

Graduate Seminar in Asian History

3.0

Inq

HIST 680

Graduate Seminar in Latin America

3.0

Inq

HIST 690

Historiography

3.0

OddFA

HIST 692

Teaching History in College

3.0

EvnFA

2. No more than 3 units of 400- or 500-level courses; these units must include additional student work, as determined by the course instructor, to qualify as graduate-level work.

3. No more than 3 semester units of transfer and/or extension credit.

4. A grade-point average of 3.0 is required for the entire program, with at least a                

    B- earned in each course.

5. All 12 units earned as part of the Certificate may be transferred into the History Department’s Master’s Degree program.