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HIST 491. Senior Research Seminar

Credits: 3
Department: History
Description: Research on a specialized historical topic culminating in a seminar paper or project. Required of all B.A. history majors.
Prerequisites: HIST 391
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. In a manner suitable for an upper division level course, research a chosen historical trend or topic, utilizing both primary and secondary sources.
2. In a manner suitable for an upper division level course, analyze critically, keeping in mind historical methods and theories, a chosen historical trend or topic.
3. In a manner suitable for an upper division level course, write a senior seminar paper, which will include a historiographical essay, on a chosen historical trend or topic.
4. In a manner suitable for an upper division level course, effectively engage in the peer review process. Provide and respond to feedback regarding written essays.
5. In a manner suitable for an upper division level course, present orally the results of their research.






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