Understanding our own history and that of people who differ from us sharpens the critical faculties and tends to arouse a sense of social responsibility.
A study of history should make the past more intelligible, give an insight into continuing human problems, and develop confidence in humankind’s ability to cope with new environmental conditions.
- Apply critical thinking to analyze primary and secondary sources.
- Explain the cause, effect, and relevance of specific historical events and/or periods within the broader historical context.
- Understand and articulate diverse historical interpretations.
- Clearly demonstrate the ability to understand and apply basic historical concepts, methodologies, and approaches.
- Articulate historical arguments in a variety of forms of communication.
Potential Job Opportunities
- Museum Archivist