HST 4500 Historical Methods (3 credits)
Historical Methods explores the work of historians and gives students an introduction to several subdisciplines of history and the tools, sources, and techniques they use, as well as practice in the processes of, research, analysis of sources, organization and citation, interpretation of primary and secondary materials, and presentation and historical writing. Students who are preparing to write a thesis will produce a prospectus. Other students may apply their learning in this course toward a research paper in another, 3000-level course. Prerequisite(s): Junior or Senior status.
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