By graduation we expect our majors will have become:
a) Adept at close reading of both primary and secondary sources;
b) Capable of interpreting sources that are written, visual, material, and, at least to some extent, aural;
c) Attentive to the production of culture and to social and political change in a range of historical periods and social contexts;
d) Informed about the multi-ethnic and multi-racial components of American society and culture;
e) Capable of connecting scholarly work to contemporary issues of community, societal, national, and international concern.
f) Capable of producing a well researched, well written, and persuasively argued, extended analytical essay on a topic of their choosing.