ELI 83-001 ELA THRU AMERICAN HISTORY Designed to help non-native speaking international students at higher level of English proficiency (Levels III and IV) become more knowledgeable about American history while improving their oral English comprehension and expression. At the same time, become exposed to authentic academic contents similar to those used in a regular university classroom. Course is available twice a year (fall and spring semesters) and meets three hours every week. Prerequisite is successful completion of all Level 2 courses or placement test results (65 percent or higher).
HIST 601-191 METHODS OF HIST RESEARCH Students will examine first-hand, the vast original documentation relating to the lower Delmarva peninsula at the Nabb Research Center, and what social, political, educational, economic, religious, or cultural material(s) might be included in each record type. Familiarity with 17th and 18th century language and handwriting (similar to learning a foreign language) must also be included in order to understand the documents. Research and interpretation will focus on creating a more complete picture of what life was like during the century after the initial settlement of the Lower eastern Shore. May be taken only once. Three hours per week.
HIST 631-091 THESIS May be taken only once and man be taken without HIST 630, Directed Research. Prerequisite: Consent of graduate director.