Graduate College

Graduate Catalog

2015-16 Second edition, November 2015

College of Humanities and Public Affairs


Accelerated Masters optionIncludes accelerated master's option

Master's programs


General information

The college of Humanities and Public Affairs has many degree and certificate opportunities.

Centers for Research and Service

Bureau of Economic Research

The Bureau, housed within the Economics Department, serves as a clearinghouse for data and publications on economic conditions within the region, state, and nation. the staff has a wide variety of experience and is able to provide consulting services, produce detailed GIS maps, economic and industry forecasts, and other relevant reports on a per fee basis.

The Bernice S. Warren Center for Archaeological Research

The Center is a research institute that conducts archaeological field work and other cultural resource management projects on a contractual basis. It primarily serves municipal, state, and federal government agencies.The center also offers hands-on experience for students interested in careers in archaeology and is active in local archaeological and preservation societies.

Center for Social Sciences and Public Policy Research

The Center is an interdisciplinary center where faculty and students conduct both applied and theoretical research in the social sciences and humanities. The Center conducts research sponsored by public and private organizations on a variety of issues of local, state, and national concern. The Center’s research efforts foster an understanding of what constitutes effective public policy and how it is created.