This program requires completion of 30 graduate credits (all courses are three credits unless otherwise designated). The Master of Arts degree requires language proficiency in a second language as determined by the Languages and Philosophy Department. The Master of Science degree requires quantitative competency. The Graduate Program consists of two area tracks with each student choosing one of the two. Completion of the degree requires a Plan A thesis or a Plan B paper. The department expectation is the completion of a Plan A thesis.