History Department

  • The mission of the history department is to encourage students to develop a democratic understanding of civic values and participation based on a thorough knowledge of the nation's identity and constitutional heritage.  The goals of the history department are acquired through the study of historical episodes and contemporary events.  Through the reinforcement of critical thinking skills for intellectual reflection, the history department seeks to guide students in forming a well-rounded understanding of historical, ethical, cultural, geographic, economic, and sociopolitical dynamics, strengthening the student's understanding of the world they experience.