Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017 - 2018 
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Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017 - 2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 300 - Historical Research and Writing Methods

Recommended prior coursework: HIST-120, HIST-130, HIST-140, HIST-120H, HIST-130H or HIST-140H. Introduces students to a variety of methods of historical inquiry and scholarship. Requires students to develop their writing skills as practitioners of history. Introduces various methods used by historians to investigate and analyze historical events. Students complete a research project in which they analyze a historical topic of their choice, produce a major research paper and present their research to their peers. Students also peer-edit their classmates' papers and produce lesser papers in which they exercise their skills in working with and analyzing primary sources.