X. Historical Studies


No special policy.


One course  (see list of Approved Courses for Foundational Studies).

Learning Objectives

  1. Analyze the origins and consequences of historical events and the roles of individuals and societal forces in bringing about change over time.
  2. Explain historical events and changes as a continuous movement through time rather than as discrete and disconnected moments in time.
  3. Locate and evaluate sources of evidence within the context of time, place, and culture, and
  4. Use an historical perspective to understand the world today and address contemporary issues.

Skill Applied Learning Requirements

  1. Explicitly demonstrate how the curriculum will develop critical thinking skills.
  2. Explicitly demonstrate how the curriculum will develop information literacy skills
  3. Include a graded writing component, which whenever possible is developmental

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