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Learning Outcomes

The following list of Learning Outcomes provides a broad overview of the skills and knowledge that students majoring in the department are expected acquire


Students should be able to:

Historical Information Competence

Generate coherent narratives of the history of the following regions and topics: US, Latin America, Europe, Asia, environment and science, and global issues.

Communication Competence

Write persuasively using evidence to support an argument, citing sources using Chicago style.

Speak in public settings in clear and effective ways, including the use of presentation media.

Information Competence

Find, understand, evaluate and use primary and secondary sources in print and online versions.

Critical Analysis

Identify and critically analyze historical arguments, theories and methods, and use them in research, writing, and oral presentations.