Doctor of Philosophy in History of Ideas The University of Texas at Dallas
The Ph.D. in History of the Ideas degree program is designed primarily for individuals who wish to conduct advanced research and to teach at the college level, but it is open to qualified candidates who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills. Students concentrate on the study of philosophy and intellectual and cultural history, with a focus on modern Europe and America.
The program provides students with a flexible, interdisciplinary context within which to pursue their studies, built on connections among specific courses and areas of interest. Each student plans an individual program of studies in consultation with an assigned advisor.
Students concentrate on the study of philosophy and intellectual and cultural history, with a focus on modern Europe and America.
History of Ideas is an interdisciplinary form of study. Besides coursework in the History of Ideas, all students must take two seminars each in both Literature and Visual and Performing Arts.
Graduates of the program seek positions such as: teacher/educator, researcher, historical site/museum curator, public history administrator, public policy administrator, archivist, writer and manager for public and private historical organizations. Career settings may include higher education, non-profits, cultural and historical organizations, government agencies, international development organizations, museums and archives, business/corporate entities, and independent consulting.
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