HIST 2001W Introduction to the Study of History
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 10W.
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3 hours; 3 credits
The nature, variety, and use of historical sources; the development of history as a profession; leading theories of history; recent trends and controversies in historical scholarship; basic techniques of critical reading, research, and historical writing; taking notes and preparing bibliographies. History 2001W [10.W] or History 10 is a prerequisite of all history courses numbered in the 4000s and 5000s with the exception of History 4100 [69.1], 4200 [69.2], 5100 [78.1], and 5101 [78.2]. Writing-intensive course.
Prerequisite: English 1012 ; and Core Studies 4 or Core Curriculum 1220 [2.2] or History 3005.