Student Learning Outcomes for the History Major

  1. A working knowledge of several different historical eras and locales
  2. The ability to make interpretive sense out of a large body of historical data
  3. The ability to articulate a clear and original historical interpretation in both written and oral form
  4. The ability to identify multiple positions within a historiographical debate and assess the strengths and weaknesses of those positions
  5. The ability to usefully apply their historical understanding to themselves and the time in which they live
Willamette University

History Department

900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
503-370-6061 voice
503-370-6944 fax

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