|Writing and Research in History|
|WRITE RES HIST|
|CLASS CODE:||HIST 300||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||LANGUAGE & LETTERS|
|DEPARTMENT:||HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course fulfills a General Education - Reading & Writing requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||The nature and philosophy of history with emphasis on developing the research and writing skills needed in historical study.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Directed in specific topics as defined by the faculty and the student.|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||Learn how to recognize and interpret primary historical documents.
Identify the major historiographical trends in western history.
Learn and practice historical research and writing skills.
Visit library to learn research aids, generally, and in archives and special collections.
Practice multi-media and oral presentation skills useful in the classroom.
Learn and practice the Chicago Manual of Style.
Analyze historical writing to learn how to develop historical arguments.
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2001|