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Department of History, Political Science and Geography Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and analyze the main events, persons, institutions, trends, cultural influences and developments in American, History, European History and World History.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of historiographic perspectives.
  • Effectively identify & analyze primary sources.
  • Effectively identify & analyze secondary sources.
  • Craft & defend a coherent historical argument with adequate supporting details in written form, utilizing the Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Speak cogently about a historical topic in front of a group.
  • Write a significant research paper that meets the standards of the profession and contributes to historical scholarship.