Europe 1500 to the Present
Historical knowledge of key events in European history
Demonstrate a solid understanding of key ideas, events and individuals in the political, social and cultural history of Europe from 1500 to the present.
Geographical knowledge of Europe
Demonstrate a basic geographical knowledge of Europe, as well as an understanding of the complexities and limitations of the notion of European unity.
Historical analysis of the growth of European unity
Trace and explain the transformation of Europe from the rivalries and divisions of the early modern period to its current state of union.
Historiographical knowledge and analysis
Show the ability to analyze historical debates and questions with accuracy and balance.
Reading and analysis of primary and secondary sources
Learn to read, analyze, and discuss both primary and secondary source documents dealing with European history.
Refine the clarity and grace of analytical writing and speaking skills.