HPS 100: The Detective: Introduction to HPS

Credits 4
Liberal Education Core
Social Science

This course provides an introduction to the detective work necessary to study history and political studies. It considers epistemological issues such as fact, truth and inference and introduces research methods. Opportunities for deepening archival and primary document research and analysis and gaining an introduction to careers in archival and public history are provided through the required practicum experience in the Colby-Sawyer College archives.

Semester Offered
Offered spring