Feb 21, 2020  
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LST 302 - Methods of Inquiry in the Humanities


An in-depth exploration of humanities-based research methods, this course prepares humanities majors for Senior Thesis I and II. The course addresses contemporary modes of inquiry, including the role that race, class, gender, and nation play in interpretation and analysis. Other methods examined include: textual analysis, phenomenology, archival historical research, oral history, and ethnography. The process of discovering a senior thesis topic, writing a literature review, and selecting methodologies are integral to the class. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities and Writing Designated core requirements.

Prerequisites & Notes
Junior class standing in English, History, Liberal Studies, Spanish Language and Culture, or International Studies majors or permission of instructor.

(Cr: 3)