History/Social Studies Majors are able to gather and contextualize
information from primary and secondary source texts that offer a range
Outcome 6 SST-HST Disciplinary Conventions
History and Social Studies Majors craft scholarly writing using the
conventions of the discipline.
Outcome 7 WRT Written Communication (undergraduate)
Write effectively for multiple purposes and audiences.
The General Education objectives associated with this Outcome are listed
below. You can use these objectives as is or modify them in the next
step in GVAssess.
• Develop content that is appropriate to a specific disciplinary or
professional context, drawing upon relevant sources.
• Organize written material to suit the purposes of the document and
meet the needs of the intended audience.
• Express ideas using language that meets the needs and expectations of
the intended audience.
• Use conventions of grammar, punctuation, usage, formatting, and
citation appropriate to the specific writing situation.