Research and Methods

This introductory course in historical research methods is required for all tracks in the History MA program. The course will focus on archival research skills, analysis of primary sources, and the development of critical writing skills. Among the assignments, all students will complete a 20-25 page research paper in which students will utilize primary sources in order to develop an historical argument. Specific topics will vary from semester to semester based on the expertise and interests of the instructor.Prerequisite(s): Graduate degree student.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Graduate
Subject: 
History
Number: 
HIST600-01C
Semester: 
Fall 2017
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 to Friday, September 15, 2017
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