Nov 28, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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HIST 2950 - Introductory History Seminar


Introduce students to the methods and sources used in the study of history. Students will read original sources and historical scholarship on a particular period or theme in history. Each week individuals will help lead discussion of the assigned readings, so that all students will encounter the challenges and rewards of scholarly exchange. Also provides students the chance to interact with each other and their professor in a small class environment.

Requisites: Fr or Soph
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be critical readers of both primary and secondary sources, and will use both types of evidence in their written work.
  • Students will be able to synthesize primary and secondary source materials in either an original research project or in a creative project.
  • Students will improve their ability to make historical observations and arguments in discussion.
  • Students will improve their ability to make historical observations and arguments in written work.
  • Students’ work will reflect an understanding of the events and culture of the historical topics examined in class.



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