HIS*399*10 Description

Historical Method

A study of history as a discipline. Classroom lecture and discussion on fundamental aspects of research and synthesis plus the history of historical writing. With the help of an assigned adviser, each student will prepare first a prospectus and then a preliminary chapter of the eventual senior thesis in history. Both papers are presented to the class for comment and review in workshop format. Enrollment limited to history majors. Prerequisite: One year of an introductory sequence in history. Must have taken/be taking HIS 101,102 or 103,104 or 201,202