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    Truman State University
  Nov 19, 2017
2017-2018 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2023
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HIST 314 - U.S. History and Historiography, Since 1877

A topical survey of American history from Reconstruction to the very recent past with emphasis on understanding the development of divergent, sometimes conflicting, interpretations on subjects central to understanding America’s past. Designed for students who successfully complete the first semester of the sequence. Students successfully completing this course learn how historical interpretation is shaped by theory, scientific method, moral and political choices, and the application of methodologies drawn from other disciplines. This second semester of a two-semester survey is required of all history majors during their first year as a declared history major.

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

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