Graduate Coursework: Humanities & Social Sciences

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Master's Degrees
Certificates of Graduate Study (COGS)
Post-Baccalaureate Certifications

M.A. in Criminal Justice

Required Courses: 18 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
CJ 09510 Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice 3
CJ 09518 Contemporary Developments in Theory 3
CJ 09511 Research Methods I 3
CJ 09512 Research Methods II 3
CJ 09515 Law and Society 3
CJ 09517 Criminal Justice Policy Analysis 3

Elective Courses: 12 s.h.
Choose three (3) from the following options. Not all electives will be offered every year. There may be options not included in the list below.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Thesis Track (6 s. h.)
CJ 09601 Master's Thesis in Criminal Justice I 3
CJ 09602 Master's Thesis in Criminal Justice II 3
---------------- Approved graduate electives 6
Non-Thesis Track
---------------- Approved graduate electives 12

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M.A. in History

Required Courses: 6–12 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Non-Thesis Track (6 s.h.)
HIST 05510 Readings & Research in History I 3
HIST 05512 Readings & Research in History II 3
Thesis Track (12 s.h.)
HIST 05510 Readings & Research in History I 3
HIST 05512 Readings & Research in History II 3
HIST 05601 Master’s Thesis in History I 3
HIST 05602 Master’s Thesis in History II 3

Elective Courses: 18–24 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Non-Thesis Track: Choose 8 courses from the following list (24 s.h.)
HIST 05511 Colloquium in American History I 3
HIST 05514 Colloquium in American History II 3
HIST 05516 Colloquium in American History III 3
HIST 05522 Colloquium in European History I 3
HIST 05523 Colloquium in European History II 3
HIST 05524 Colloquium in European History III 3
HIST 05531 Colloquium in Global History I 3
HIST 05533 Colloquium in Global History II 3
HIST 05535 Colloquium in Global History III 3
HIST 05551  Graduate Independent Study 3
Non-Thesis Track: Choose 6 courses from the following list (18 s.h.)
HIST 05511 Colloquium in American History I 3
HIST 05514 Colloquium in American History II 3
HIST 05516 Colloquium in American History III 3
HIST 05522 Colloquium in European History I 3
HIST 05523 Colloquium in European History II 3
HIST 05524 Colloquium in European History III 3
HIST 05531 Colloquium in Global History I 3
HIST 05533 Colloquium in Global History II 3
HIST 05535 Colloquium in Global History III 3
HIST 05551  Graduate Independent Study 3

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History Certificate of Graduate Study

Required Courses: 9 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
HIST 05511 Colloquium in American History 3
HIST 05522 Colloquium in European History 3
HIST 05531 Colloquium in Global History 3

Elective Courses: 6 s.h.
Select two courses jointly approved by the applicant and the graduate advisor.

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Global History Certificate of Graduate Study

Required Courses: 9 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
HIST 05511 Colloquium in American History 3
HIST 05522 Colloquium in European History 3
HIST 05531 Colloquium in Global History 3

Elective Courses: 6 s.h.
Select two courses jointly approved by the applicant and the graduate advisor.

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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Cartography and GIS

Required Courses: 21 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Business Courses
MIS 02150 Integrated Software Tools for Business 3
MIS 02338 Design of Database Systems 3
Computer Science Courses
CS 01102 Intro to Programming 3
CS 04103 Computer Science & Programming 4
CS 04222 Data Structures & Algorithms 3
CS 04315 Programming Languages 3
Mathematics Courses
MATH 01122 Precalculus Mathematics 4
MATH 03125 Calculus: Techniques and Applications 3
MATH 01130 Calculus I 4
MATH 01131 Calculus II 4
MATH 03150 Discrete Mathematics 3
Geography Courses
GEOG 06160 Intro to Mapping and GeographicalInformation Sciences 3
GEOG 06320 Cartography 3
GEOG 06308 Remote Sensing/Air Photo 3
PLAN 31386 Land Use & Conservation 3
GEOG 06313 Geography of Transportation 3
GEOG 06315 Field Studies 3
GEOG 06319 Geovisualization 3
GEOG 06350 Quantitative Methods in Geography 3
PLAN 31360 Metropolitan & Regional Planning 3
GEOG 06360 Geographical Information Systems I 3
GEOG 06415 Geographical Information Systems II 3

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