Course Listings: Winter I must be a masochist. Five courses this term!
Students! You should have already signed up for classes this term, but for those of you who have already forgotten what the course catalog states, I thought I'd remind you of my classes.
History 221:U.S. History IA survey of American life from the Colonial Era to 1877, with emphasis upon the political, cultural, diplomatic, and societal forces which have shaped its development. 3 credits. General Education Requirement
History 250: Historical Methods This course is an introduction to the methods and practice of the study of history. Students will learn to understand how historians construct and write about the past and will be introduced to the history of the writing of history. Students will also learn to critically evaluate historical arguments and the material used to produce those arguments, to develop research skills, and to produce written work in accordance with disciplinary conventions. Prerequisite: LSEM 100 or permission of instructor. 3 credits. Writing Intensive
History 352: Renaissance and Reformation The social, cultural, religious, economic, and political forces that shaped Western Civilization from the High Middle Ages through the era of the religious wars (ca. 1300-1648). 3 credits. Writing Intensive
History 468: European Intellectual History from the Enlightenment A survey of the major trends in European thought after the Enlightenment, and the relationship of these trends to their social, cultural, and political context. Prerequisite: HIST 110 or permission of instructor. 3 credits. Writing Intensive and Speaking Intensive
History 545: Independent Study Students will determine their own topic of interest related to historical studies, and design a research project. Students are expected to present a thesis and prepare a 15 minute presentation by the end of the term. 3 credits. Writing Intensive and Speaking Intensive.