Prospectus Writing Tips Prospectus Writing Tips What is a satisfactory prospectus? The History honors program traditionally permits the student and primary advisor a lot of freedom to define a topic and framework it appropriately, but the following steps summarize a process that has been helpful to students in HIST 1992. Remind yourself about what subjects have interested you. What durable interests do you have from your previous courses or general historical education? Inform yourself about possible subjects. Embark reading on your subject to learn about how historians have framed it (secondary sources) and also to look for your own original evidence (primary sources). If you need a primer on the difference inbetween primary and secondary sources, look at Mary Lynn[…]