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Student Learning Goals

The five major goals of the history program are:

  1. Students will possess substantial content knowledge including survey and specialty narratives in American, European, and World history;
  2. Students will understand the world as a richly diverse mix of social and cultural systems;
  3. Students will learn to formulate significant historical questions;
  4. Students will learn to construct historical narratives based on the selection and arrangement of factual information;
  5. Students will learn to develop and evaluate historical interpretations.


Accrediting/Certifying Body: Michigan Department of Education, NCATE (for teacher education)

Professional Organizations/Standards that informed development of learning outcomes: American History Association, Organization of American Historians