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Carlos Gil
HIST 388
Seattle Campus

Colloquium: Introduction to History

Introduction to the discipline of history for new or prospective majors. Emphasizes the basic skills of reading, analysis, and communication (both verbal and written) that are central to the historian's craft. Each seminar discusses a different subject or problem.

Class description


This is the junior-level methodology seminar for history majors. In it, you will begin to learn the creative process of being an historian by exmaining and anlyzing several important works from Latin American History.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

This seminar meets once per week, and requires regular attendence and participation.

Recommended preparation

You must be a declared history major.

Class assignments and grading

Assignments and grading will be outlined in the course syllabus, which you will receive on the first day of class.

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Moran Tompkins
Date: 05/02/2005