Course Description:

HIST 303 INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF HISTORY Through lectures, discussions, readings, and writing assignments, this course introduces history majors and other interested upper-level students to the discipline of historical study. Topics covered include: historical interpretation and education from ancient times to the present, with special attention to leading historians and trends since the professionalization of history in the late nineteenth century; influential philosophies of history, historical methodology; historical epistemology; historical periodization; mechanics of quality historical research and writing; relevant library resources; history research fellowships and internships; ethical and professional standards for historians; careers for history majors (including options and insights for students who may wish to go on to graduate training in the field); history course offerings available through this university; and local universities with which this university has special tuition and course-transfer agreements; and an introduction to the community of history students and history faculty at Missouri Baptist University. Prerequisite(s): HIWO 113, HIWO 123, HIUS 213, HIUS 223, or consent of instructor. Three Hours, Summer

Credits:

3.0

Pre-Requisites:

(HIST113WEB OR HIWO113WEB) AND (HIST123WEB OR HIWO123WEB) AND (HIST213WEB OR HIUS213WEB) AND (HIST223WEB OR HIUS223WEB)

Co-Requisites: