This course will introduce students to the discipline of history as a field of study and research. Course activities include using primary and secondary sources, and improving analytical skills related to historical study, especially the identification and critique of historical interpretations. Of particular interest is how historians research and use varied methodologies to write history. Department faculty will discuss with students their areas of expertise, interests, and careers. Required for all broad field social studies and history majors, but open to any interested students.
History and Philosophy