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HIST 470 Research Seminar in History

Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing, 9 credits of 200- and/or 300-level history. (Either semester/ 3 credits) 

This advanced course explores the problems, methods, techniques and ethics of historical research and inquiry. In the course, each student completes an extended research project using original primary sources from archives or other collections. Individual research topics are usually local or family history subjects. The project is completed in stages throughout the semester and presented to the seminar group.