HIS 280 : Historiography and the Historical Method

This course explores the process of doing history, practice those processes, and discuss the merits of different approaches to studying the past. Students will be exposed to the concept of historiography, its role within the discipline, and its importance regarding historical research. This course prepares students for upper level courses, including HIS 480. Required for history major and minors. Serves as a prerequisites for all upper level history courses, including American and European. This course should be taken during the sophomore year. It cannot be taken any later than the Fall semester of their junior year.