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M.A. Student Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with a Master of Arts in History will

  1. Produce historical analyses that reflect a sophisticated understanding of major schools of historical theory and methodology.
  2. Produce scholarship that shows an in-depth knowledge of at least one portion of the human historical experience.
  3. Perform critical analyses of the history of media/mass culture/new media technology.
  4. Acquire knowledge of some form of digital media technology, and apply that knowledge to the study of history.
  5. Develop advanced research skills and historical writing skills.
  6. Produce research that makes an original and significant contribution to historical scholarship, in conversation with existing historiography.