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2018-2019 University Bulletin 
2018-2019 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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BWS 303 - Research Methods in Black World Studies

3 hours

This course will introduce students to the historical methods of inquiry used by those in the field: formulating historical questions, hypothesizing, analyzing issues, differentiating between fact and opinion, recognizing bias etc. Historians examine primary and secondary sources for authenticity and reliability of information to produce their final product. Research and writing do elevate a student’s academic profile, which makes admission to graduate programs easier.

This course is recommended for all BWS majors and minors.

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