Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements (30 units) 

To complete the degree, students must complete 27 units of course work, as specified in the course plan, and obtain a passing score for work associated with HUX 590 | Capstone Experience (3 units). 

Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum of 30 semester units
  • Not fewer than 21 semester units completed in residency within the program.
    At the discretion of the program coordinator, a maximum of nine semester units of applicable graduate work may be transferred into the program. 
  • An overall grade point average of 3.00 or better
  • Passing grade on the Master of Arts in Humanities "Advancement to Candidacy" Examination, which is taken after 16 semester units in the program have been completed. 

All course work taken in the master's degree program must be completed within the five academic years immediately preceding the date of graduation. Outdated course work completed no more than seven academic years immediately preceding the date of graduation is eligible for validation. Validation of outdated course work may be requested from the University Graduate Studies Office through the HUX Program Coordinator. The request must be accompanied by a Petition for Outdated Coursework Validation for Graduate Program from the program Coordinator that verifies that the student has demonstrated relevant knowledge and skills via an approved method of validation, such as written work or examination. 

In addition to the major requirements, students must meet all university requirements for the master's degree. 

How to Apply for Graduation

Visit the graduation web site for information.