May 23, 2022  
2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History


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Daniel J. Walther, Chair; Terrence J. Lindell; Erika L. Lindgren

Program goals:

  • To develop skills for perceptive reading, critical thinking, summarizing, and intelligent articulation.
  • To develop the ability to use and conduct research in primary materials.
  • To develop an awareness and appreciation of other cultures.
  • To expose students to a wide variety of historical approaches.
  • To develop an awareness of the ethical questions faced by practicing historians.
  • To demonstrate knowledgeable oral communication and information literacy skills.
  • To prepare American and world history education majors in their area of content for student teaching.
  • To help students deal with the present and future by studying the past patterns and trends of human activity.

The one-month May Term allows study through off-campus trips such as HI 212 Castles and Cathedrals  or HI 320 Investigating Germany’s Past Abroad . Internships provide experience in the growing field of public history.

Programs

History Teaching

For additional information on teaching majors and endorsements, see Education  Department listings.

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