History Learning Outcomes

As a result of completing the History program at Wheaton College, students will achieve the following learning outcomes:

  1. Ability to understand and critically evaluate primary and secondary historical sources.
  2. Ability to interpret the past using sound historical reasoning.
  3. Ability to use evidence to construct well-reasoned and persuasive historical arguments and to evaluate the strengths and limitations of other scholars’ assessments of the past.
  4. Ability to evaluate the implications of Christian thinking and understanding and interpreting the past.