William J Rorabaugh
Seminar on selected topics in American history, with special emphasis on preparation for field examinations. Topics vary according to interests of students and instructor.
TOPICS IN AMERICAN HISTORY
This course provides structured directed reading. Each student and the instructor will devise jointly an appropriate personal reading list and arrange periodic discussions. Meeting times will be arranged. A student may choose to present appropriate written work. The instructor is especially interested in the early 19th century and in the 1960s. Workload and credits are variable. Additional HIST 600 credit is available by arrangement with the instructor.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
For graduate students in history.
Class assignments and grading
A bibliographical essay or a research paper at the end of the quarter.