Learning Outcomes

Grouping   Learning Outcome Title   Learning Outcome Description
3+3 Pre-Law
Undergraduate Competency in the Field of Law Students will become competent in these key core skills: problem-solving, critical reading, writing and editing, oral communication and listening, research, and background knowledge and exposure to the law.
LSAT Preparation Students will demonstrate competency in the LSAT preparation.
Legal Education Students will participate in co-curricular activities each semester to strengthen their understanding of legal affairs. 
Interdisciplinary Studies
Analytical and Interpretive Skills Develop key interdisciplinary skills (analytical and interpretative) through the integration of knowledge from multiple disciplines.
Problem-Solving Demonstrate effective problem solving skills using integrated insights from multiple fields of study.
Social and Personal Responsibility Display the breadth of knowledge and experience to address real world, complex problems leading to a sense of social and personal responsibility.
English
Students will learn how to frame an appropriate question and/or thesis. Students will learn how to frame an appropriate question and/or thesis
Students will identify, analyze, and strengthen their writing process. Students will identify, analyze, and strengthen their writing process.
Students will demonstrate they can integrate reputable sources of evidence into their writing. Students will demonstrate they can integrate reputable sources of evidence into their writing.
Spanish
Oral Communication:  Students taking upper level classes will speak or write Spanish at Intermediate Level or higher, according to ACTFL guidelines. 
Written Communication:  Students taking upper level classes will write in Spanish at Intermediate Level or higher, according to ACTFL guidelines.
Cultural Awareness:  Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between practices and perspectives of the Hispanic culture(s).
Criminology
Program Learning Outcome 1.1 Students will understand the discipline of Criminology, including (1) law enforcement,(2) courts, (3) institutional and community based corrections, (4) juvenile justice and delinquency, and (5) research and theory.  
Program Learning Outcome 1.2 Students will understand the discipline of Criminology, including (1) law enforcement, (2) courts, (3) institutional and community based corrections, (4) juvenile justice and delinquency, and (5) research and theory.  
Program Learning Objective 2.1 Students will analyze the role of their internship agency placement in due process and the administrative processes of the criminal justice system. 
Program Learning Outcome 3 Students will be able to demonstrate effective communication skills in academic and/or professional writing.
History
Demonstrate Knowledge of Historical Concepts Demonstrate historical knowledge, analysis, and interpretations both in writing and in oral presentations. 
Historical Arguments Identify arguments in historical scholarship and evaluate them critically.
Historical Research and Citation Produce effective research, utilizing information literacy skills, to find scholarly resources and properly cite both primary and secondary sources.
Political Science
Competency in Political Science Concepts and Subfields Students will demonstrate competency of political science concepts, political institutions and processes within the subfields of: a) American Politics; b) Comparative and International Politics; and c) Political Theory.
Analytical, Research and Communication Skills Students will develop critical analytical, research, writing and communication skills.
Civic and Political Engagement Students will develop a conscientious and intellectually curious member of civil society prepared to make a substantive contribution.
Psychology
Familiar with Major Concepts Students will recognize and apply major concepts in the field of psychology. 
Research Methods Students will demonstrate an understanding and the ability to apply basic research methods and design in psychology.
Appropriate use of Research Designs Students will demonstrate knowledge of different methodologies employed by psychologists, including an understanding of the appropriate use of various research designs.
Information and technology competence Students will demonstrate competence and the ability to use computers and other technology to collect, analyze, and interpret study results, review and summarize literature, and present findings to peers and instructors. 
Communication Arts
Speaking Communication Arts students will be able to construct and deliver messages with impact in multiple settings.
Writing Communication Arts students will be able to write grammatically correct documents and articles in both academic and journalistic conventions.
Content Communication Arts students will be able to apply practical skills.
Content Communication Arts students will be knowledgeable about history, theory and contemporary issues as they relate to industry and research.
Dance
Research Students will be able to conduct research in a professional manner and demonstrate the traits of a successful practitioner in the visual communications field.
Professional Readiness Students will be able to demonstrate awareness and understanding of creative process (concept to execution of artistic work in dance), and usage of dance composition and performance tools and techniques.
Oral Presentation Students will demonstrate the use of proper grammar, speak articulately, convey a clear concept, dress appropriately, and work within time constraints.
Exhibition and Performance Students will be able to perform a successful display of dancing or choreography that will acknowledge ideation preparation, concept process method and composition production. 
Music
Music Theory Students will be able to aurally identify and write diatonic pitches, major/minor scales, time and key signatures, intervals, and diatonic triads and seventh chords in any inversion while writing 4-part harmony.
Music History Students will be able to demonstrate a skillful knowledge of music history and repertory of music by applying acquired competencies to listen critically, read and analyze music scores of various historical periods styles, genres, and cultures.
Ensemble Presentation (University Choir)
Students will be able to demonstrate various aspects choral techniques while performing diverse styles and genres of choral music before live audiences.

(Symphonic Band/Jazz Band)
 Students will be able to exhibit accurate individual, sectional and ensemble intonation and rhythm along with fundamental and advanced instrumental techniques while performing a varied repertoire of music within the ensemble.
Music Jury (Voice)      
Students will be able to: develop healthy singing technique and a diverse repertoire of vocal literature; demonstrate knowledge of appropriate interpretation for a variety of styles of music appropriate for the voice; exhibit clarity in diction, and correct pronunciation of foreign languages;  demonstrate appropriate stage demeanor and communication in performance; and perform successfully on concerts and jury examinations.

(Instrumental)
Students will be able to: perform music from different stylistic periods; demonstrate the basics of musical performance with special attentions to rhythm, tone quality, range, musical phrasing, intonation, and style; perform music in varied key signatures, keys, and meter signatures; and perform all major and minor scales in designated format.
Visual and Performing Arts
Research Students should be able to conduct research in a professional manner and demonstrate the traits of a successful practitioner in the visual communications field.
Professional Readiness Students will be able to demonstrate awareness and understanding of process (concept to execution of art), and craft materials, tools and technologies within their chosen discipline.
   Oral Presentation  Students will demonstrate the use of proper grammar, speak articulately, convey a clear concept, dress appropriately, and work within time constraints.
   Exhibition & Performance  Students will be able to exhibit or perform a successful display of work that will acknowledge ideation preparation, concept process method and composition production. 
Business Administration and Economics
Global Perspectives Students will be able to compare and contrast how business is conducted in the United States and a diverse group of international markets across the global economic spectrum.
Technology Skills Students will be able to use application software such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint to analyze data and make effective presentations.
Higher Order Thinking Skills Students will be able to analyze the strategic position and financial statements of a business in order to both identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, and to make recommendations for improvement.
Oral Communications Skills Students will be able to create and deliver an effective oral presentation in a logical, organized manner that explains the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for a publicly traded corporation.
Written Communication Skills Students will be able to prepare effective business reports.
Competencies in Common Business Knowledge Students will be able to apply the concepts, tools and techniques of courses taught in the business core.  
Competencies in Economics Economics majors will demonstrate an understanding of the concepts, terminology, and models of microeconomics and macroeconomics.
Community Health
Content Knowledge  A Community Health student can demonstrate knowledge of the sub-disciplinary concepts and tools of inquiry related to the health industry.
Communication A Community Health student will be able to demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.
Reflection A Community Health student should be able to conduct a self-analysis of his/her performance and identify ways to increase his or her professionalism. 
Sport Management
Content Knowledge A sport manager is able to develop and or manage a sport program/event. 
Communication A sport manager will be able to communicate orally and in written form through his or her Senior Investigative paper and other professional presentations assigned through classes within the sport management curriculum.
Reflection A sport manager should be able to understand and evaluate the effects of his/her actions on others and seek opportunities to grow professionally.
Social Work (Bachelor)
Identify as a Professional Social Worker (Educational Policy 2.1.1) Students will identify themselves as a professional social worker 
Apply Ethical Principles (Educational Policy  2.1.2) Students will apply the ethical principles of social work practice to their course assignments and during their field placement experience.  
Apply Critical Thinking (Educational Policy 2.1.3) Students will apply critical thinking within courses assignments and during their field placement experience.
Engage in Diversity and Difference in Practice (Educational Policy 2.1.4) Students will develop an understanding of and participate in the engagement of diversity and difference in social work practice through their course work and during their field placement experience. 
Advance Human Rights/Social and Economic Justice (Educational Policy 2.1.5) Students will develop an understanding of and participate in the advancement of human rights and social and economic justice in social work practice through their course work and during their field placement experience.
Engage Research Informed Practice/Practice Informed Research (Educational Policy 2.1.6) Students will develop an understanding of and participate in the engagement of research informed practice and practice informed research in social work practice through their course work and during their field placement experience.
Apply Human Behavior Knowledge (Educational Policy 2.1.7) Students will develop an understanding of and participate in the application of human behavior knowledge in social work practice through their course work and during their field placement experience.
Engage Policy Practice to Advance Well-Being and Deliver Services (Educational Policy 2.1.8) Students will develop an understanding of and participate in the engagement of policy practice in an effort to advance well-being and the delivery of services in social work practice through their course work and during their field placement experience.
Respond to Practice Contexts (Educational Policy 2.1.9) Students will develop an understanding of how to respond and participate in the various practice contexts within the profession of social work through their course work and during their field placement experience.
Practice Engagement (Educational Policy 2.1.10a)  Students will develop an understanding of and participation in client engagement activities within the profession of social work through their course work and during their field placement experience.
Practice Assessment (Educational Policy 2.1.10b) Students will develop an understanding of and participation in assessment activities within the profession of social work through their course work and during their field placement experience.
Practice Intervention (Educational Policy 2.1.10c) Students will develop an understanding of the various interventions used in social work practice through their course work and during their field placement experience.
Practice Evaluation (Educational Policy 2.1.10d) Students will develop an understanding of and participate in the differing models of evaluation used in professional social work practice through their course work and during their field placement experience.
Social Work (Master)
Diversity-PB 14 First year students will recognize the extent to which a culture’s structures and values may oppress, marginalize, alienate, or create or enhance privilege and power
Advanced Diversity Understanding-PB8 Second year students will modify and adapt mainstream knowledge and interventions to meet needs of diverse populations and that challenge oppression. 
Research Application-PB 22 First year students will be able to use research evidence to inform practice
Advanced Research Application-PB13 Second year students will design and implement and/or interpret culturally sensitive social work research utilizing various steps in the research process. 
Practitioner Skills-PB 29 First year students will demonstrate the ability to substantively and affectively prepare for action with individuals, families, small groups, organizations, and communities
Advanced Practitioner Skills-PB21 Second year students will adapt one’s ability to engage diverse clients and client systems.
Computer Engineering
Fundamental Computer Components, System and Architecture Students demonstrate the ability to describe, interpret, analyze and evaluate fundamental computer components, system and architecture.
Programming Logics The students will be able to explain, analyze and apply programming logic.
Electronic Components Students will be able to apply the engineering concepts, techniques, and methods to analyze and evaluate electronic systems.
Informatics and Electronic System Student will be able to analyze and design informatics system and design advanced electronic system.
Computer Science and Information Systems
Fundamental Computer Components, System and Architecture Students will be able to describe, interpret, analyze and evaluate fundamental computer components, system and architecture.
Programming Logics Students will be able to explain, analyze and apply programming logics
Software Applications Students will able to analyze, design and evaluate software applications
Information Systems Students will be able to design and analyze information systems
Information Systems Engineering
Fundamental Computer Components, System and Architecture Students will be able to interpret and analyze fundamental computer components, system and architecture.
Programming Logics Students will be able to explain, analyze and apply programming logics.
Electronic Components Students will be able to apply the engineering concepts, techniques, and methods to analyze and evaluate electronic systems.
Software Applications Students will be able to analyze, design and evaluate software applications. 
Information Systems Students will be able to design and analyze information systems.
Biology
Fundamental Concepts Students will learn the foundations of scientific inquiry, cell biology, animal and plant physiology, genetics and energetics, characteristics of living things, taxonomy, ecology, biodiversity, evolution, and interactions between organisms and their environment. Students will also learn a variety of concepts and information in specialized courses that will vary depending on the students’ career goals and interests.
Scientific Communication Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate science effectively. 
Laboratory Skills Students will demonstrate several skills crucial to their ability to function in a laboratory setting.
Chemistry
General Chemistry Students will demonstrate understanding of general chemistry concepts as identified by the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Organic Chemistry Students will demonstrate understanding of organic chemistry concepts as defined by the American Chemical Society.
Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis Students demonstrate understanding of analytical chemistry and instrumental analysis as defined by the American Chemical Society. 
Physical Chemistry Students will demonstrate understanding of physical chemistry concepts as defined by the American Chemical Society (ACS).  
Scientific Communication Students will demonstrate an ability to communicate science to other scientists.
Non-literature Review  Chemistry graduates will produce a Senior Investigative Paper that involves laboratory research, field research, and /or computational research (i.e., not a pure literature review).  
Student Publications and Presentations Chemistry majors will be co-authors on publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings.
Mathematics
Students Demonstrate Knowledge of Fundamental Concepts in the Core Areas of Mathematics Students completing the baccalaureate program in Mathematics will demonstrate knowledge (as indicated by department measures below) of fundamental concepts in the core areas of the mathematics curriculum.  These core areas include: Analysis (Complex and Real), Algebra (Linear and Abstract), Differential Equations and Statistics. 
Students Demonstrate the Ability to Develop Mathematical Models Students completing the baccalaureate program in Mathematics will demonstrate the ability to develop mathematical models.
Students Demonstrate the Ability for Abstract Reasoning, Rigor, and Logical Thinking. Students completing the baccalaureate program in Mathematics will demonstrate an ability (as indicated by departmental measures below) for abstract reasoning, rigor, and logical thinking.
Students Demonstrate the Ability to Communicate Mathematical Ideas Clearly and Concisely in Oral and Written Form Students completing the baccalaureate program in Mathematics will demonstrate an ability (as indicated by department measures below) to communicate mathematical ideas and arguments clearly and concisely in oral and written form.