2020-2021 College Catalog 
    May 27, 2024  
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Education, History Goals

The goal of the History requirement is to develop in students an understanding of the present that is informed by an awareness of past heritages, including the complex and interdependent relationships between cultures and societies. To achieve this outcome, students will demonstrate the ability to do the following.


Analyze historical facts and interpretations


Analyze and compare political, geographic, economic, social, cultural, religious and intellectual institutions, structures, and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.


Recognize and articulate the diversity of human experience across a range of historical periods and the complexities of a global culture and society.


Draw on historical perspective to evaluate contemporary problems/issues.


Analyze the contributions of past cultures/societies to the contemporary world..