We encourage students who find topics that they wish to pursue independently to consider doing an honors project in the senior year this topic may develop out of work done in the junior seminar or another course the projects themselves might take range of formats, from a traditional written thesis, to a film, a website or. Master's degree in north american studies areas of knowledge arts and humanities - social sciences and law offered jointly by school of languages and american studies: 36 credits, in 7 required courses • module of specialization in north ameri- can studies: 12 credits, in 2 elective courses • master's thesis. Guidelines the master thesis, an academic paper of 15,000-20,000 words, should be submitted in room 05031000038 (faculty student administration, blandijnberg 2, ground floor) by: - tuesday january 5, 2016 (possible from 830- 1200 and 1400-1630) for the first semester this is only for students who have. Students may choose one of two plans for completion of the master of arts degree all students must take a total of 30 credits: 24 credits of approved graduate coursework and 6 research and thesis credits at least 12 of the course credits must be taken in the department of afro-american studies half of the coursework. The ma in american studies at the university of torino, italy, is a 1-year program taught in english and aimed at developing a firm understanding of the cultures, history, arts, literature and media of the usa and canada participants attend courses for 2 semesters and write a final research thesis study abroad and. Students whose grade point average in the history or american studies majors ( including support work) before the beginning of their final year at utsa is 35 or above, and whose overall grade point average is 30, may earn department honors to do so, students must enroll in the honors thesis course (his 4993 or ams.
Polish association for american studies annual award for the best american studies master's thesis written at a polish university the polish association for. 2016-2017 thomas collins the creation of cultural white supremacy in arizona, 1925-1940 stacey moultry mixed race, mixed politics: articulations of mixed race identities and politics in cultural production, 1960-1989 michael winslow cultivating leisure: agriculture, tourism, and industrial modernity in the north. Four 12 ects modules offer graduate seminars aimed at gaining an advanced understanding of key concepts and theories in american studies in addition, students in the research colloquium, students will participate in discussions with faculty and phd students and will present their own research for the ma thesis.
Taking an integrated approach to the study of the united states, the ma north american studies at leiden university focuses on key areas in us history, culture, and literature, with special attention to the influence of the past on contemporary social, political and cultural developments while the programme focuses on the. In this programme you will study us history, literature and culture, as part of an integrated approach to american studies and with a special (though not exclusive) focus on themes such as us politics, international relations, immigration, civil rights, racial thesis seminar north american studies, 1 / 2, i, ii, iii, iv, n/a, 500. The program for the master of arts (ma) in american studies at washington state university is designed to provide a broad background in american culture studies the graduate school requires that the ma program include a total of 30 credit hours beyond the ba, including transfer, research, and thesis credits.
They can select courses from a number of departments, work with faculty from the regular, core affiliate, or affiliate faculty, and choose to write a thesis or a scholarly article the ma degree program attracts the master of arts program in american studies is a terminal degree program students holding ba degrees who. Proquest dissertations and theses offers the capability of searching over 14 million doctoral dissertations and master theses (1861- current) from msu and other universities across the globe (primarily canada and the uk/ireland) around 55,000 dissertations and theses are added to the database each year search by.
American studies thesis american studies senior honors thesis the goal of an american studies senior thesis is to write a paper that, with revision, could potentially be submitted for publication in an academic journal this means, at a minimum, that the paper makes an original contribution to the existing scholarship. 1 febr 2015 memo writing a master thesis in american studies 1 choosing a topic topics are not assigned find a topic of your own choice within the field of american studies you cannot write your term paper (in module 54) and your master thesis on the same topic the master colloquium (4th semester, module. Candidates for the ma choose a thesis (24 semester hours plus thesis) or non- thesis (33 hours) option each option includes latin american studies 5901 (an interdisciplinary seminar which focuses on research methodologies and the use of reference materials for latin americanists) master's degree candidates are.
In the master's in american studies you study the political, cultural, economic and military history of the united states with an eye on america in the world today guided directly by the academic staff, students will write an original thesis that draws on their own interests and expertise learn more about the study. Topics for bachelor and master thesis 1 the following is a list of titles chosen for bachelor or master theses it is meant as a guideline.