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Course Details

Course Code: HIST491 Course ID: 4477 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

Preparation for the BA in History and Military History Capstone seminar begins on day one of a student's program of study. The theories, research methods and analytical skills, and substantive knowledge obtained through their BA curriculum provide the basis for the Senior Seminar. Students are required to develop primary and secondary source materials on their research topic and address the writing requirements as described in the syllabus and classroom assignments. The research proposal must provide a clear description of a question or problem and a proposed method of answering the question or solving the problem. This course should be the LAST course in your program prior to HIST498/MILH498 and should not be taken earlier in your program.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session
09/26/2022 - 03/03/2023 03/06/2023 - 04/30/2023 March Winter 2023 Session D 8 Week session
10/31/2022 - 03/31/2023 04/03/2023 - 05/28/2023 April Spring 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

1. Identify the purposes and types of historical research, the various methods and designs for a research proposal, and the steps in the research process.

2. Evaluate past and current research in order to formulate researchable problems related to the topic and thesis.

3. Justify the scope of the topic and significance of potential findings related to the proposal.

4. Develop a cogent introduction, review of the literature, and methodology pertaining to the specific research topic.

5. Compose a complete research proposal and working bibliography for the thesis.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

1. Identify the purposes and types of historical research, the various methods and designs for a research proposal, and the steps in the research process.

2. Evaluate past and current research in order to formulate researchable problems related to the topic and thesis.

3. Justify the scope of the topic and significance of potential findings related to the proposal.

4. Develop a cogent introduction, review of the literature, and methodology pertaining to the specific research topic.

5. Compose a complete research proposal and working bibliography for the thesis.

Book Title:There are no required books for this course.
ISBN:NTR
Author:NOTE
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.