HIST 300: Introduction to Historical Method
HIST 300-002: Introduction to Historical Method: Washington’s World
01:30 PM to 04:10 PM W
Music Theater Building (formerly Fine Arts Building) 1006
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Section Information for Fall 2021
This course uses the broad topic of the life and times of George Washington (1732-1799) to introduce History majors to the methodology of researching, interpreting, and writing history. Students' final projects may focus on Virginia plantation life, material culture, the American Revolution, the politics of the early republic, historical memory, or a wide range of other topics pertaining to early American history.
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Course Information from the University Catalog
Introduces research skills and methods, as well as historical interpretation, culminating in written and oral presentations. Notes: Topics vary according to instructor. History majors strongly urged to take HIST 300 as soon as possible after reaching 30 credits. Grade of C or better is required to graduate with BA in history. Students may repeat HIST 300 only with permission from the Department of History and Art History and repetitions are limited. Limited to three attempts.
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