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    Truman State University
  Nov 19, 2017
2017-2018 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2023
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HIST 313 - U.S. History and Historiography, To 1877

This course focuses on American history from the initial period of European settlement in North America through the Civil War. Students consider the major themes of early American History, as well as the conflicting interpretive lenses that historians have used to explain the past. Students learn how historical interpretation is shaped by theory, scientific method, moral and political choices, and the application of methodologies drawn from other disciplines.

Prerequisite: History major or minor, or permission of Department Chair.
Credits: 4
* This course meets the Missouri Statute Requirement.
** This course fulfills the Historical Mode of Inquiry of the Liberal Studies Program.
*** Honors Scholars Course
**** This course counts toward the 63-credit Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) graduation requirement.
***** This is a writing-enhanced course.

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