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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 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 Writing Designated core requirement.

Prerequisites & Notes
Junior class status in English, History, Liberal Studies, or International Studies majors or permission of instructor.

(Cr: 3)