Jul 14, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2024-2025 
Undergraduate Catalog 2024-2025

HON 220 - HNR HUM Genealogy, Heraldry, Paleographical Studies, and the Public Historian

4.00 credits.
(Humanities Core Course)
*A Guided Writing and Research Course.
The study of History, especially Public Heritage Studies, is biographical and based on autobiographical sources. Chief among the skills of the public historian is working as a genealogist. Genealogy is the study of tracing family lineage and Heraldic Studies identifies individuals based on heredity devices for tracing family histories. This involves a Paleographic analysis of the historicity of manuscripts. This course examines the historiography of biography and autobiography through the lens of historian and genealogist.
  Signature Learning Experience: Supervised Research.