The Catholic University of America

M.A. Degree

Credit Hours, Seminars and Transfer Credits

The M.A. degree requires a minimum of 30 credit-hours of course work (10 courses). Normally, this can be completed in three or four regular semesters of full-time work. The 10 courses would include History 601, 2 seminars and 7 colloquia or readings courses in the field of study (that is, Medieval Europe, Modern Europe, US, or Latin America). University regulations specify that a maximum of 2 courses (6 credit hours) can be transferred from another institution toward the M.A. at CUA.