Rhode Island College

2020-2021 Catalog


Historical Studies C.G.S.

The C.G.S. in Historical Studies will provide advanced studies in History and allow students to follow an American, Western, non-Western or World Focus.  


Admission Requirements
  1. A completed application form accompanied by a $50 nonrefundable application fee.

  2. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.

  3. Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate records.

  4. Three letters of recommendation that address the candidate’s potential to succeed in a graduate program.

  5. A minimum of 24 undergraduate hours in History.

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
HIST 501Historiography

3

Fall.
HIST 521Topics in Comparative History

3

Spring.
 

ONE COURSE from:

HIST 561Graduate Seminar in History

3

Fall.
HIST 562Graduate Reading Seminar

3

Spring.
 

TWO COURSES from

HIST 550Topics in American History

3

As needed.
HIST 551Topics in Western History

3

As needed.
HIST 552Topics in Non-Western History

3

As needed.

Total Credit Hours: 15