HIST 201-007 UNITED STATES HISTORY Survey of the political, economic, social and cultural factors that have shaped the pattern of life in the United States. Particular problems examined in the light of their sources and historical development. HIST 201 goes through 1865 and HIST 202 from 1865 to the present. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIB.
HIST 498-002 INTERNSHIP Provides advanced undergraduate history majors with the opportunity to gain professional experience in a history-related field under the supervision of an on-site professional and a faculty member. Open to juniors and seniors, it offers excellent preparation for professional development in history related fields or for graduate study. Prerequisites: HIST 330 and permission from instructor or department chair.
HIST 612-191 SPECIAL TOPICS SEMINAR An intensive readings or research course on a special topic selected by the instructor. May be taken twice under different subtitles. Three hours per week.
HIST 630-091 DIRECTED RESEARCH Preparation of optional research project in master’s degree program under departmental supervision. May be taken only once and only in conjunction with HIST 631, Thesis. Prerequisite: Consent of graduate director. Three hours per week.
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.