May 26, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

HIST 200 - Historical Methods & Digital Humanities


Credits: Three (3)
This course introduces history majors and minors to the many skills sets required to pursue their careers in history and related fields. Students will develop an individual research project in their stated career trajectory (post-graduate study, public history, or alternative academic) which will be the first step in building their job market portfolio. The course will introduce students to traditional archival and digital research methods; reading and writing like an historian; academic publishing; and networking in academia. In this class, students will also begin to develop their public, professional personas as they build personal websites, craft their social media presence, and professionalize their CVs