Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
HST 200 Historical Method
4 hours; 4 credits
An introduction to the basic skills of historical reasoning, research, and writing. Students receive training in the interpretation of primary sources and the evaluation of historical data, and are acquainted with the notion of historiography. Particular emphasis is placed on the preparation of research papers and book reviews; the use of library, electronic, and archival resources; and the critical evaluation of secondary monographic works. Required for History majors, open to all students.
Prerequisites: ENG 111 and any college-level history course
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