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    Fr. Rene Kollar, O.S.B., Dean
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  • Learning Objectives

    history students learningStudying history at Saint Vincent College will enable students to:

    •  Identify the particular forces most relevant to the development of an idea or institution, and trace the interactions of those forces through inception, development, transformation and decline
    • Relate historical forces to one’s own growth
    • Understand a work of literature in relation to literary and cultural history
    • Develop students’ intellectual understanding of both the facts of historical events and their broader significance
    • Nurture (students’) critical thinking skills 
    • Cultivate effective oral communication 
    • Develop effective written communication 
    • Enable students to more fully appreciate the complexity of human experience