Aug 13, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HST 301 - The Study of History


An introduction to methodology and historiography. Methods of research and writing are practiced on the basis of readings in primary and secondary sources and in the works of great historians, past and present. The great historical writings will be treated in terms of their literary merits, and great historiographical controversies will be discussed. Selected problems in the theory and philosophy of history will be raised. Career opportunities for students majoring in history will be explored in light of the departmental curriculum. Must be taken no later than junior year for majors.
Lecture
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 120  or Honors Status.
Oral Intensive. Offered in the Fall Semester. Written Intensive