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HISTORY 2790 Historiography (LEC 3.0)

Historical interpretation from Herodotus to the present. Emphasis will be placed on reading the works of prominent historians in analyzing the major developments in historical writing. Familiarization with historical source material will be another feature of this course. Serves as capstone course. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.


History is a response to the eternal desire of human beings to know more about themselves. For this reason, history students experience a variety of courses, which emphasize the importance of people, their individual choices, their values and their ways of seeing themselves and their world. History majors study humans' accumulated heritage from the fossil past to the nuclear present.