John Cabot University: the Academic Experience

Learning Outcomes of the B.A. Degree in History

Students who are following the pre-Fall 2016 major can view the learning outcomes here.

  • LOS 1:  Identify, interpret, and develop well-reasoned and strongly supported explanations of major historical processes and developments.
  • LOS 2:  Identify, interpret, and explain how interactions between different groups within single societies, polities and cultures, along with those crossing such boundaries, contributed to shape distinctive historical identities and outcomes.
  • LOS 3:  Evaluate and analyze differing scholarly arguments and interpretations relating to different historical problems and will learn to identify how historians have examined and interpreted different cultures over time.
  • LOS 4:  Develop an understanding of how context and audience contribute to shape historical interpretation and perspective on the past through the analysis of a variety of sources.
  • LOS 5:  Become aware of the importance of finding, using and producing reliable information and learn to respect academic integrity and ethical standards in academic work.
  • LOS 6: Effectively and critically communicate ideas and information orally and in writing.