HST 231 Introduction to Historical Research and Writing

This seminar will introduce students to the basic issues and methods involved in the academic discipline of history. It will require them to write a paper based on independent research on a topic related to the theme chosen by the instructor for the seminar. PREREQUISITE(S): At least one 100- or 200-level history survey course plus sophomore standing or higher. Students must earn a grade of C- or better for this course to count towards their history major or minor degree requirements. Permission of instructor required if not a history major or minor.