May 15, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

HIS 200 Methods and Theory in History

Fall-Spring Semesters

This course introduces the students to methods and theories employed when doing historical research and interpretation. The course will prepare the students for advanced work in the field. Students will develop a wide array of research methods, interpretive techniques, analytical strategies, and presentation approaches. Students will also explore the philosophy of history and survey the ways that historical methods and interpretations have evolved. At the conclusion of the semester, students will demonstrate their understanding of course material by producing an interpretive scholarly historical essay. Prerequisite: HIS 101 , HIS 102 , HIS 111 , or HIS 112 .

3 credit hours