Upon graduation, a student will be able to:

Major-Specific Areas of Knowledge

Demonstrate depth of understanding and mastery of subject matter in a chosen (regionally and temporally limited) field of study.

Accessing Academic Community/Resources

Understand, digest, and analyze scholarly historical monographs, with attention to the author's thesis, structure of argument and use of evidence.

Critical Thinking

Deploy research skills and develop analytical understanding in a sophisticated thematic project in comparative history.

Research Experience

Conduct substantial research in both primary and secondary sources in an extended scholarly essay. Construct and document a historical argument with attention both to the existing literature and to the use of historical evidence and its interpretation.