History, Ph.D. Student Learning Outcomes

College Liberal Arts and Sciences
Major History
Degree Ph.D.
Date Revised September 2019

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate mastery of a primary field sufficiently to teach it at the graduate level and two secondary fields sufficiently to teach them at the undergraduate level.
  2. Demonstrate analytical and critical abilities beyond the competency expected of master's students.
  3. Plan and organize a college-level course related to a chosen field and present effective lectures and conduct effective discussions.
  4. Be able to do synthetic, creative scholarship, in particular to carry out scholarly research in primary sources sufficient to produce an original, well-written, booklength manuscript or a series of original articles of significance to the historical profession.
  5. Be successful in achieving entry into or advancement in a chosen career.

Methods of Assessment

  • MA Comp evaluation (1, 2, 4, 5)
  • MA research paper evaluation (2-5)

Last Updated

AAE updated July 2020

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