Spring 2025

Senior Departmental Honors

Listed in: History, as HIST-499  |  History, as HIST-499D


Culminating in one or more pieces of historical writing which may be submitted to the Department for a degree with Honors. Normally to be taken as a single course but, with permission of the Department, as a double course as well (499D).

Open to juniors and seniors. Spring semester. The Department.

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Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Senior honors work requires independent research, including the framing of a research question, identification and analysis of relevant primary and secondary sources, and writing of a thesis of significant length.

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Other years: Offered in Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023, Spring 2025