Department of History

Department of History

Graduate Program


The Master of Arts in Social Science prepares students for teaching careers at the community college level and for advanced study.  The majority of students that complete the MA in Social Science have gained employment in Louisiana, working at youth facilities, state facilities, and community colleges as instructors.  Four concentrations are offered with this degree program:  history, political science, psychology, and sociology.  The program requires the student to complete thirty (30) semester hours of course work.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MASTER OF ARTS (MA) DEGREE IN SOCIAL SCIENCE
30 HOURS
Course Credit
   
SS 507  Graduate Writing (History Concentration Only)     OR 3.0
SS 506 - Research & Statistics (Soc or Psy Concentration Only)  
   
SS 500 – Seminar in Social Science 3.0
   
EMPHASIS AREA:  Courses must be in concentration 3.0
   
ELECTIVES or THESIS HOURS 6.0