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MASTER OF ARTS MAJOR IN HISTORY

The program exposes students to the scholarship and research techniques of history. It also provides flexibility for professionals in different occupations to earn a Master’s degree in History. The two program tracks are: Option I (Thesis) and Option II (Non-Thesis).

Curriculum

REQUIRED SUBJECTS                                                                                                 9 units
    HI 200     Research Methods in History                                                           3 units
    HI 201     Seminar in Historiography                                                              3 units
    HI 202     Statistical Methods in History                                       OR            3 units
    HI 210     Philippine Historiography I: Prehistory to 1898     OR            3 units
    HI 211     Philippine Historiography II: 1898-1946                                    3 units

N.B. Equivalent subjects may be substituted with the approval of the Chairperson of the Department of History.

FIELD OF CONCENTRATION SUBJECTS                                         Option I – 15 units
                                                                                                                   Option II – 21 units
As much as possible, the student should divide these units into areas of study in the history curriculum. These fields include the Philippines, Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

The student can also work on thematic or special fields in consultation with the faculty adviser and Department Chairperson.

N.B. Equivalent subjects may be substituted with the approval of the Chairperson of the Department of History.

ELECTIVES                                                                                                                     6 units
Any two subjects from the field of concentration or other disciplines with the approval of the Academic Adviser

COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATIONS

OPTION I – THESIS WRITING AND ORAL DEFENSE                                           6 units

OPTION II – RESEARCH PAPER                                                                                3 units




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