History Learning Outcomes
Students who have completed the requirements for a Bachelor’s of Arts or Science in history will:
- Have an introductory level of knowledge regarding the history of the U.S.
- Have an introductory level of knowledge regarding the history of Europe
- Have an introductory level of knowledge regarding the other parts of the world, especially Asia and the Middle East
- Have in-depth knowledge of particular historical eras or themes
- Possess the skills needed to analyze historical and social situations
- Possess the skills needed to carry out research on historical topics
- Possess the writing skills needed for the effective written communication of facts, ideas, and arguments
- Have the research, writing, and analytical skills needed for success as first-year graduate student in history and related fields
- Have the research, writing, and analytical skills needed for success as a first-year student in law school
- Have the content knowledge in history needed for a successful career as a Social Studies teacher at the secondary or middle-school level
- Have a basic knowledge of significant issues related to research methods and philosophical concerns facing the professional historian
Note: Learning goals are subject to regular review and revision.