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Humanities, M.A.

Graduates earning a master's degree in humanities from Hood College:

  1. Synthesize in-depth information from relevant sources representing various points of view on a particular subject/field through:
    • Identifying and critically engaging relevant scholarship on a topic, and
    • Developing a clear research-based questions and thesis.
  2. Develop research skills needed to construct and answer analytical questions through:
    • Structuring an organized research design;
    • Constructing an argument; and
    • Supporting the conclusion with evidence.
  3. Demonstrate writing skills through:
    • Arranging an organized, final document specific to the audience and purpose of the research project;
    • Applying grammatical and stylistic rigor; and
    • Citing evidence appropriately using the acceptable style.