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University of South Florida

Department of Humanities and Cultural Studies

Tampa, FL

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Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Humanities and Cultural Studies is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Liberal arts American studies
Master of Arts (MA) Liberal arts Film studies
Master of Arts (MA) Liberal arts Humanities

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE Recommended. Contact department for advising
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Language (for humanities subconcentration)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
15
Accepted
15
Enrolled
71%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE Recommended. Contact department for advising
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, Writing Sample. Personal Statement, Letters of Recommendation are recommended. Students must select a concentration at the time of application.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12%
Black or African American 8%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 4%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American South, American autobiography, material culture, critical theory, cultural studies, film studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
46,765

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Andrew Berish
Associate Professor and Chair
Email: aberish@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-9380

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