History

Announcement of Curricula

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of courses in History, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge of historical developments and trends, including the impact of class, gender, ethnicity, culture and politics related to the courses taken.
  • Demonstrate the ability to critically analyze, evaluate and synthesize historical evidence and interpretations and to use methods of inquiry and expression appropriate to the course.
  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret primary and secondary sources and to compose a written argument of interpretation which uses them, as appropriate, for support.
  • Explain the major social, cultural, political and economic developments in United States history, their causes and effects, and their historical significance.
  • Analyze changes in the political, social, cultural and economic organization in the western world and explain their historical significance.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the major social, cultural, political and economic developments in non-western countries and their historical impact on the western world and global development.
  • Exhibit an understanding of the art, literature, and major cultural traditions of people through the ages, as appropriate.

Major

Announcement of Courses

Credit, Degree Applicable Courses