Graduate Certificates

Graduate Certificate in the History of Christianity

The twelve-credit Graduate Certificate in the History of Christianity at Texas A&M University-Commerce provides training for students interested in focused study of the role of the Christian faith in US and global history. Students may complete the certificate independently or as part of their graduate degree.

Certificate Requirements:

Required Courses (6 hours):

  • HIST 533 - Introduction to Religious Studies
  • HIST 534 - Capstone Project
Choose two courses (6 hours):
(each subject to approval by the certificate coordinator)
  • HIST 520 - Seminar in World/Comparative History
  • HIST 540 - Seminar in European History
  • HIST 550 - Seminar in American History
  • HIST 597 - Special Topics
  • PSCI 597 - Special Topics
  • HIST 589 - Independent Study
  • ENG 597 - Special Topics

Contact Dr. John Howard Smith (John.Smith@tamuc.edu) for more information.

Graduate Certificate in Public History

The twelve-credit Graduate Certificate in Public History at Texas A&M University–Commerce provides training for students interested in public history and practitioners already active in the field. Students may complete the certificate independently or as part of their graduate degree.

Certificate Requirements (12 Credits):

  • HIST 564 - Introduction to Public History
  • HIST 566 - Oral History Theory and Methods
  • HIST 567 - Public History Internship
  • ALIB 564 - Archives Administration

Contact Dr. Mylynka Cardona (Mylynka.Cardona@tamuc.edu) for more information.

Graduate Certificate in World History

The twelve-credit Graduate Certificate in World History at Texas A&M University–Commerce provides training for students interested in the study of global connections and cultures. Students may complete the certificate independently or as part of their graduate degree.

Certificate Requirements:

Choose one course (3 hours):

  • HIST 520 - Seminar in World/Comparative History
  • HIST 521 - Colloquium in Latin American History

Choose one course (3 hours):

  • HIST 540 - Seminar in European History
  • HIST 542 - Colloquium in Medieval European History
  • HIST 543 - Colloquium in Early Mod. European History
  • HIST 544 - Colloquium in Modern European History

Choose two courses (6 hours):

  • PSCI 504 - Seminar in Area Studies
  • PSCI 507 - Topics in International Relations
  • PSCI 514 - Ideology of the Third Reich
  • PSCI 515 - GLB/Select Topics Holocaust
  • PSCI 516 - GLB/The Holocaust
  • PSCI 522 - The Holocaust and other Genocides
  • SPA 516 - GLB/Latin American Literature
  • SPA 550 - Spanish Medieval Literature
  • SPA 560 - GLB/Colonial Literature
  • SPA 575 - Contemporary Peninsular Literature
  • SPA 576 - Spanish Literature in the 18th and 19th Century

Contact Dr. Cynthia Ross (Cynthia.Ross@tamuc.edu) for more information.