HIST 499: RS: Senior Seminar in History

HIST 499-002: Senior Seminar: The Collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe
(Fall 2021)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T

Art & Design Building L008

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Section Information for Fall 2021

In the spring of 1989 no one would have believed that the communist regimes in Eastern Europe would all be gone by early 1991. This research seminar gives students the opportunity to take a deep dive into this remarkable historical moment, when eight political regimes failed in quick succession. Topics range from political history to cultural history and everything in between.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Research on specialized historical topic culminating in seminar paper and oral presentation. Synthesis course; students expected to integrate knowledge and skills acquired in Mason Core courses. Notes: Subject determined by instructor. Student may present no more than 3 credits for graduation credit. Must receive passing grade to graduate with BA in history. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Synthesis
Specialized Designation: Research/Scholarship Intensive, Writing Intensive in Major
Recommended Prerequisite: History majors with 90 credits
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (HIST 300C or 300XS) and (ENGH 302C, ENGL 302C, ENGH 302XS, HNRS 110C, 110XS, 210C, 302C or 302XS).
C Requires minimum grade of C.
XS Requires minimum grade of XS.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in History.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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