Learning Outcomes: History, PhD

Learning Outcomes for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in History


  1. Field expertise: broad, deep, and critical knowledge of key areas of chosen study, in both selected chronological-geographic fields and comparative thematic fields.
  2. Methodological knowledge: understanding and mastery of disciplinary and interdisciplinary methods and concepts.
  3. Research, writing, and dissemination: Experience and accomplishment in scholarly research based on primary sources, analytical writing, and presenting this work in print and oral presentation.
  4. Teaching: Pedagogical training and experience.
  5. Professional development: preparation for the diverse career expectations and possibilities in academia and varied institutions in the public and private sectors.