St. John's College of Liberal Arts and SciencesStaten Island Campus
The program affords majors the opportunity to broaden their cultural horizons and historical perspectives, while providing an array of analytical skills as well as an interdisciplinary component that will help them become life-long learners who contribute to society.
The program will prepare graduates to:
Understand the main events, processes and dynamics of change in world history and the specific geographic concentrations associated with the areas required by the major.
Demonstrate critical and analytical skills required for an effective reading and interpretation of the documents and texts used in historical analysis.
Conduct sound ethical research, demonstrating proficiency in information literacy and the basic tools of historical research.
Demonstrate an effective communication style in a variety of written formats and in the style appropriate to the discipline of history.
Demonstrate understanding of the historiographical traditions and issues that serve as a foundation to our discipline.
Demonstrate recognition, understanding and respect for the complexity of diverse socio-cultural and historical traditions.
Demonstrate an understanding of basic issues and concepts in economics, geography, government and sociology.
Joseph Bongiorno, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, History
Carolyn Vigorito, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Staten Island Campus
Associate Professor, Psychology
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