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Oct 27, 2021
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HIS 491 - Research Assistantship
Research Assistantship in History
Prerequisites: HIS 200 plus two 300-level History courses; Permission of Instructor, Department Chairperson and Dean

This Research Assistantship is designed to give History majors real world experience with skills required for academic research and publishing. The course provides one-on-one training for students in discipline-specific skills that prepare students to work in professional environments as researchers in business, NGOs and government positions; as administrative personnel in institutional contexts; in the publishing industry; and in academic posts. Students may assist with tasks such as book projects, research articles, journal editing, academic newsletters, and scholarly websites according to a program negotiated between the student and the respective professors at the beginning of the semester.

1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
3.000 TO 12.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Internship

History Department

Course Attributes:
Liberal Arts Work

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