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Mission Statement of the Dr. Arnoldo De León Department of History

The history program assists students in acquiring a fundamental understanding of world events and the manner in which humankind is affected by historical currents. The history program also aims to have its students write competently, read analytically, think critically and conduct research independently. To serve those who pass through the academic classroom, the history faculty provides a strong course of study, the latest knowledge accrued from research findings and practical pedagogical skills applicable to a rapidly changing global society.

The undergraduate and graduate history programs have as their mission, therefore, to help students:

Members of the history faculty see it as their duty to: