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Nine hours of the approved history courses may be used to fulfill the requirements for the Juris Doctor.

Plan A

Of the 30 credit hours in the Master of Arts in history Plan A degree program, 12 hours of law credit will be applied toward the master of arts degree. Plan A includes:

  • History Core includes: a research seminar, reading seminars (6 cr hrs) and historiography course
  • Six credit hours of theses
  • 12 credit hours of law

Plan B (Non-Thesis)

Of the 33 credit hours in the Master of Arts in history Plan B degree program, 12 hours of law credit will be applied toward the master of arts degree. Plan B includes:

  • History Core includes: a research seminar, reading seminars (15 cr hrs) and historiography
  • 12 credit hours of law

For more information, contact history@usd.edu or gradadmissions@usd.edu.