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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: HIS                                     Course Number: 425                                    
Course Title: Senior Seminar in History
Subject: History
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The senior seminar, undertaken by all Global History majors, requires students to synthesize the research, historiographic, and writing skills they have acquired in the major. Drawing on students? capabilities to engage in independent historical research, and consideration of a wide variety of historiographic approaches, the course offers students from all three chronological tracks the opportunity to engage in research on the same topic and present their work at the departmental seminar. Individual instructors will frame the course based on their particular areas of expertise, but possible topics include slavery, magic, capitalism, and sexuality. All students will complete the course by submitting an independent research paper and presenting their findings to the department in a colloquium.

Prerequisite: ENG 102 or 201, HIS 300, senior standing
  
Start Date:    04/30/2010                         End Date: