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Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 380W - Historical Thinking


2 credit(s)
The history of historical thinking helps students consider more deeply the relationship between source material, interpretation, and the production of historical knowledge and how that has changed over time, from the ancient world to the twenty-first century.  This course addresses:  the nature and functions of historical inquiry; the topics open to historical examination; the pursuit of sources; the types of questions historians ask of their sources, themselves, and other historians; the manner in which schools of historical thought develop and shape our inquiries; the process of research; and the construction of coherent historical arguments.
Offered: Fall

Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirement: Writing in the Discipline.
Prerequisite(s): ENGW 180  and Sophomore standing or above (30 or more completed credits).



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