Students will be able to
- Recognize the diversity of human experience over time
- Discuss the processes and dynamics of historical change.
- Evaluate historical scholarship
- Assess evidence used by historians
- Pursue independent historical research
- Construct a historical interpretation
- Write clear and persuasive historical prose.
- Familiarity with six historical fields
- Mastery of main field of specialization
- Senior thesis or senior essay
- Oral presentation and defense of independent research project.