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Oct 15, 2015 by Michael Weeks (mwweeks)
HIST 4098W : Thesis Seminar
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HIST 4099 : Senior Honors Thesis Tutorial
HIST 4099W : Senior Honors Thesis Tutorial
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
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HIST 4098 - Thesis Seminar
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History majors identify an original research topic in an area of their interest and complete a major research paper based largely on primary sources.
By the end of the semester, students should be able to: 1) Design historiographically significant research questions. 2) Locate, evaluate and analyze primary-source materials and use them to construct a historical narrative and support historical arguments. 3) Evaluate relevant secondary literature in order to situate an interpretation historiographically. 4) Convey historical information and interpretations in a well-organized, sophisticated manner that follows proper rules of grammar and syntax in a style of appropriate to the discipline. 5) Demonstrate mastery of the citation standards of the history discipline.
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Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
SEAS - Humanities Electives
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 18:53:52 GMT
Rollback: Is this course really intended to be repeatable for credit?