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HIST 131W Historical Inquiry (4)

This course is designed to introduce students to the nature of historical inquiry. Through the exploration of a specifically defined topic, the course will examine primary documents, issues of change and continuity in time, theories of causation, historical interpretation and argument, and the importance of historical thinking for human experience in the world.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing-centered; Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences; World Engagement: CV (topic dependent for WE requirement)
  • Prerequisite: Freshmen and Sophomores only. May be repeated for credit one time if the topic is different.
  • Offering: Spring
  • Instructor: Staff

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