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HIST 197

First-Year Seminar

The first-year seminars focus on different historical topics, but all introduce students to the interdisciplinary nature of historical inquiry and include emphasis on discussion, writing and reading a variety of primary sources. Recent seminar topics include: Americans and War, Myth, Memory and History, Declarations of Independence, Rise and Fall of the Nuclear Family and (De)Constructing Race in the U.S. HIST 197 is open only to first-year students.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
1 course

Fall Semester information

Robert Dewey

197A: FYS: Empire of Sport

Barbara Whitehead

197C: FYS: A History of Happiness

Julia Bruggemann

197E: FYS:Reading and Writing the Holocaust

Michael Seaman

197F: FYS:The History of the Italian Renaissance