Missouri Baptist University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 30, 2022  
Missouri Baptist University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 303 - Introduction to the Study of History


Semester Hours: Three
Through lectures, discussions, readings, and writing assignments, this course introduces history majors and other interested upper-level students to the discipline of historical study. Topics covered include: historical interpretation and education from ancient times to the present, with special attention to leading historians and trends since the professionalization of history in the late nineteenth century; influential philosophies of history; historical methodology; historical epistemology; historical periodization; mechanics of quality historical research and writing; relevant library resources; history research fellowships and internships; ethical and professional standards for historians; careers for history majors (including options and insights for students who may wish to go on to graduate training in the field); history course offerings available through this university and local universities with which this university has special tuition and course-transfer agreements; and an introduction to the community of history students and history faculty at Missouri Baptist University.
Term Offered: Fall, Odd Years

Prerequisites: HIST 113 , HIST 123 , HIUS 213 , and HIUS 223 , or consent of instructor.



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