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UNCG Student Learning Outcomes

History (MA) Museum Studies

Mission

The Museum Studies program provides graduate-level disciplinary training in history with specialized instruction in the theory and practice of public history. The program is grounded in two broad goals:
To gain skills in historical method: Students will hone their ability to ask historical questions, gather and evaluate secondary literature, analyze primary sources, and advance original historical interpretations in writing.
To build pre-professional experience: Students will gain a broad understanding of public history as a field and a practice and will build their own skills through hands-on work.

Learning Outcomes

Students will Read and Think Historiographically

Students will be able to Conduct Original Historical Research

Students will be able to Convey Ideas Effectively in Writing and in Other Formats

Students will Complete High Quality Public History Work in Professional Settings


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