Historical Methods serves as an introductory course to the discipline of History. Students will be introduced to and will get a chance to practice the skills of historical reading and thinking, the techniques of historical research, the steps involved in organizing and structuring an argument and a research essay, and the conventions of historical writing. The development of these skills will culminate in the creation and presentation of a research paper. This course is recommended for students in their early stages of their college careers.
2016-2017 Course Catalog / Courses / Introduction to Historical Methods and Skills