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HIST691 - Writing a Thesis Proposal

Course Details

Course Code: HIST691 Course ID: 4256 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

Preparation for the Master of Arts in History Capstone (Thesis) seminar begins on day one of a student's graduate program of study. The theories, research methods and analytical skills, and substantive knowledge obtained through their master's curriculum provide the basis for the thesis project. Students are required to develop primary and secondary source materials on their research topic and address the writing requirements as described in the syllabus and classroom assignments. The thesis proposal must provide a clear description of a question or problem and a proposed method of answering the question or solving the problem. Guidance on the format of the research proposal and a sample proposal are contained in the APUS Thesis Manual. This course should be the LAST course in your program prior to HIST699 and should not be taken earlier in your program.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
10/28/19 - 04/03/20 04/06/20 - 05/31/20 Spring 2020 Session B 8 Week session
11/25/19 - 05/01/20 05/04/20 - 06/28/20 Spring 2020 Session I 8 Week session
12/30/19 - 05/29/20 06/01/20 - 07/26/20 Spring 2020 Session D 8 Week session
01/27/20 - 07/03/20 07/06/20 - 08/30/20 Summer 2020 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Book Title:How to Write a Master's Thesis, Second Edition
Publication Info:Sage
Author:Yvonne N. Bui
Unit Cost:$48.40
Electronic ISBN:9781483321325
Electronic Unit Cost:$35.00
Book Title:A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 8th Ed
Publication Info:University of Chicago Press
Author:Kate L. Turabian
Unit Cost:$19.40

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.