HIST 4000

HIST 4000

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

This course is an introduction to the theory, practice, and art of historical research and writing. The primary purpose of this seminar is to prepare you to work on an Honors Thesis in your senior year. We will analyze the relationship between evidence and argument in historical writing; assess the methods and possible biases in various examples of historical writing; identify debates and sources relevant to research problems; think about how to use sources creatively; and discuss the various methodological issues associated with historical inquiry, analysis, and presentation.

When Offered Fall, spring.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6124 HIST 4000   SEM 101

  • Enrollment limited to: History majors.