History

Mission Statement
The mission of the Vincennes University History program is to engage students in historiographical practices and knowledge in order to prepare students as they pursue degrees at transfer institutions, enter the labor force, and engage in life-long learning.  Students will exhibit comprehension of historical trends, theories, people, and events which impact modern history by examining various sources, applying research strategies, and demonstrate their understanding of the past on the present.

Program Learning Outcomes
Students who complete course work in the History program at will be able to:

  • analyze source documents.
  • evaluate the causes and/or impact of historic events.
  • analyze the influence of key figures in history.
  • apply critical thinking skills to historical topics and issues.