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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Humanities Interdisciplinary MA


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Students in the Humanities MA program, design individual programs, combining coursework in arts and humanities fields such as: African and African American studies, American studies, Asian studies, classics, comparative literature, disability studies, English, history, media study, music, theatre and dance, and visual studies. Students may also choose to integrate one of the above disciplines with a social-or natural-science. There are also several formal concentrations within the humanities interdisciplinary degree, including film and media study, social media and disability studies.

First Area in Arts or Humanities area (12 credits)


  • Select 12 credit hours in graduate level courses in an area of concentration selected from the departments below:
    • African American Studies (AAS)
    • American Studies (AMS)
    • Asian Studies (AS)
    • Classics (CL)
    • Comparative Literature (COL)
    • English (ENG)
    • Global Gender Studies (GGS)
    • History (HIS)
    • Media Study (DMS)
    • Music (MUS)
    • Romance Languages & Literature (RLL, FR, ITA, SPA)
    • Theatre & Dance (TH, DAC)
    • Visual Studies (VS)
  • Excluding Project and Thesis courses. 

Second Area in Arts or Humanities (12 credits)


  • Select 12 credit hours in graduate level courses in a a second area of concentration selected from the departments below:
    • African American Studies (AAS)
    • American Studies (AMS)
    • Asian Studies (AS)
    • Classics (CL)
    • Comparative Literature (COL)
    • English (ENG)
    • Global Gender Studies (GGS)
    • History (HIS)
    • Media Study (DMS)
    • Music (MUS)
    • Romance Languages & Literature (RLL, FR, ITA, SPA)
    • Theatre & Dance (TH, DAC)
    • Visual Studies (VS)
  • Excluding Project and Thesis courses. 

Electives & Culminating Experience


Electives (6 credits)


  • Select 6 credits from all College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) graduate level coursework.

Culminating Experience: Internship, Project or Thesis (6 credits)


  • Register with your primary department for the appropriate culminating experience. 

Total Credit Hours: 36


3.0 Degree GPA required

 

Instruction Method


  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options


  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required


  • 36 Hours

Time-To-Degree


  • 2 Years

Application Fee


  • $75

Program Contact


Jen Mdurvwa
810 Clemens Hall
Amherst, NY 14261
Email: jmdurvwa@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-1340

SED Statement


This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

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