Upon completion of the History Program, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of subject matter, methodologies and a variety of historiographical approaches.
  • Demonstrate the ability to think clearly and critically about history and historical narratives, and to express ideas logically and persuasively in written and oral form.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with diverse cultures and chronological periods and capacity for both empathic and critical understanding of one’s own culture and society as well as those different from one’s own.
  • Demonstrate competence in historical research and presentation, including the ability to appropriately access, use and evaluate primary and secondary sources in order to make a coherent historical argument.