Assessment—MA Program Learning Outcomes

Graduate Program Learning Outcomes (MA History)

By the time students complete their Master of Arts degree program in history, they should be able to:

  1. Identify, summarize, and synthesize historical arguments about how peoples and societies evolve across time and space.
  2. Interpret, evaluate, compare, and critique historiographical arguments.
  3. Construct persuasive evidence-based historical arguments using original research including primary sources.

Graduate Program Learning Outcomes (MA, Concentration in History Education)

By the time students complete their Master of Arts degree in history, with a concentration in history education, they should be able to demonstrate the learning in the Master of Arts program above and additionally be able to:

4. Participate knowledgeably in the affairs of the world around them, drawing upon understandings shaped through reading, writing, and lectures concerning the past.