Course Information

Historical Methods (HIS 300)

Term: 2019-2020 Spring Semester


Tue-Thu, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM (1/13/2020 - 4/30/2020) Location: FCSTA LIB 235


This course is designed to introduce students to fundamental issues and debates in
the writing of history, teach students how to analyze and critique historical arguments,
and research and write a short argumentative academic paper. The course will focus
on particular topics (chosen by the instructor) as a means of exploring a variety of
historiographic schools, analyzing primary and secondary sources, learning about and
utilizing library resources, and producing a research essay.