Topics change each semester. Requires extensive reading, writing and class discussion on a topic in world history. Four hours per week. Meets General Education IIA or IIB.
HIST 215 TOPICS IN HISTORY (Fall 2019)
Historical study of particular periods; groups; economic, intellectual and/or social movements; and institutions. May be taken twice under different course titles recorded with the registrar. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIB.
HIST 496 HISTORIOGRAPHY (Fall 2019)
Advanced students will read in depth on a chosen subject under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Focus is on secondary sources to gain understanding of the range of historical interpretations on a given subject. Prerequisite: HIST 330 or permission of instructor and department chair.
HONR 311 INTERDISCIPLINARY SEMINAR (Fall 2019)
Addresses topics that transcend individual disciplinary boundaries. Taught by professors from a wide variety of disciplines to appeal to Honors students of all majors. May be taken up to three times under different topics. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing, permission of Honors director. Three hours per week with enhancement.