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Undergraduate Program Learning Goals, Outcomes, and Assessment Plans


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Undergraduate Program Learning Goals, Outcomes, and Assessment Plans

Entitled Major Fields - Undergraduate

 

Accounting

Accounting Major (Comprehensive)

 Student Learning Outcomes

1. Knowledge of the functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance, and management.
2. Knowledge of the legal, social, and economic environments of business
3. Knowledge of the global environment of business.
4. Knowledge of the ethical obligations and responsibilities of business.
5. Ability to use decision-support tools.
6. Ability to communicate effectively.
7. Ability to apply knowledge of business concepts and functions in an integrated manner.
8.
Ability to utilize collective knowledge to synthesize relevant data, using it to construct applicable financial statements and corresponding tax return.

Biology

Biology Major

 Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Understand and apply fundamental biological principles from the major areas of
biology (i.e., ecology, genetics, evolution, cell and molecular biology, and organismal biology).

2.Integrate their knowledge of fundamental biological principles.
3.Acquire laboratory and field skills necessary to answer biological questions.
4.Develop scientific literacy and enhanced critical thinking skills.
5.Communicate effectively in written and oral forms to a variety of audiences. (Writing)
6.Engage in the scientific process.

Biology Major - Teaching (EA-A)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Biology Major.

Biology Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Biology Major.

Biology Minor - Teaching (EA-A)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Biology Major.

Business Administration

Business Administration Major - Finance (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Business Administration Major.

Business Administration Major - International Business (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Business Administration Major.

Business Administration Major - Management (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Business Administration Major.

Business Administration Major - Marketing (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Business Administration Major.

Business Administration Major

Student Learning Outcomes:

1. Knowledge of the functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance, and management.
2. Knowledge of the legal, social, and economic environments of business.
3. Knowledge of the global environment of business.
4. Knowledge of the ethical obligations and responsibilities of business.
5. Ability to use decision-support tools.
6. Ability to communicate effectively.
7. Ability to apply knowledge of business concepts and functions in an integrated manner.
8.
Ability to construct and interpret a SWOT analysis, marketing analysis, financial analysis, competitive comparison of companies, and other matrices that apply to the strategic planning process.

Business Administration Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Business Administration Major - Liberal Arts.

Chemistry

Chemistry Major (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Demonstrate command of facts, theories, and concepts of chemistry/physics, and ability to use this knowledge for problem solving and the development and understanding of higher-level concepts. (Writing)
2.Utilize a variety of sources to access scientific information and critically evaluate which sources are most reliable and useful for a particular application.
3.Understand and follow a written, abbreviated experimental procedure as well as make modifications to the procedure and troubleshoot the procedure if unexpected results occur.
4.Apply knowledge and skills gained from lecture and laboratory courses to independently create a plan for an experiment or project. (Writing)
5. Read and evaluate a set of original research papers in order to create their own critical analysis presented in written and oral form. (Writing)

Chemistry Major - Forensic Chemistry (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Chemistry Major - Liberal Arts.

Chemistry Major - Teaching (EA-A)

Student Learning Outcome:

Same as those for Chemistry Major - Liberal Arts. 

Chemistry Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Chemistry Major (Comprehensive).

Communicating Arts

Communicating Arts Major - Communication

Student Learning Outcomes:

1. Produce a creative, innovative project.
2. Clearly articulate and reflect on learning process in writing.
3. Negotiate social interactions and collaborations required during project.

Communicating Arts Major - Media

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Communicating Arts Major - Speech Communication.

Journalism Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Communicating Arts Major - Speech Communication.

Media Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Communicating Arts Major - Speech Communication.

Communication Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Communicating Arts Major - Speech Communication.

Computer Science

Computer Science Major (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Apply an appropriate formal process (or formal language) to write a solution to a
given problem and to evaluate the validity and effectiveness of a given written
solution.
2.Solve multipart problems by performing appropriate analysis and complex calculations.
3.Adopt best practices of software engineering, including documentation, teamwork, and integration, to create large software projects; presents results in oral and visual format.
4.Understand and effectively utilizes both high- and low-level programming concepts and languages.
5.Demonstrate fluency in the definitions, results, analysis, and reasoning of a given axiomatically defined system.
6.Understand the organization of modern computing devices, both intra-machine and inter-machine.

Computer Science Major

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Apply an appropriate formal process (or formal language) to write a solution to a
given problem and to evaluate the validity and effectiveness of a given written
solution.
2.Solve multipart problems by performing appropriate analysis and complex calculations.
3.Adopt best practices of software engineering, including documentation, teamwork, and integration, to create large software projects; presents results in oral and visual format.
4.Understand and effectively utilizes both high- and low-level programming concepts and languages.
5.Demonstrate fluency in the definitions, results, analysis, and reasoning of a given axiomatically defined system.
6.Understand the organization of modern computing devices, both intra-machine and inter-machine.

Computer Science Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Apply an appropriate formal process (or formal language) to write a solution to a
given problem and to evaluate the validity and effectiveness of a given written
solution.
2.Solve multipart problems by performing appropriate analysis and complex calculations.
3.Adopt best practices of software engineering, including documentation, teamwork, and integration, to create large software projects; presents results in oral and visual format.
4.Understand and effectively utilizes both high- and low-level programming concepts and languages.
5.Demonstrate fluency in the definitions, results, analysis, and reasoning of a given axiomatically defined system.
6.Understand the organization of modern computing devices, both intra-machine and inter-machine.

Computer Science Minor - Teaching (EA-A)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Apply an appropriate formal process (or formal language) to write a solution to a given problem and to evaluate the validity and effectiveness of a given written solution.
2.Solve multipart problems by performing appropriate analysis and complex calculations.
3.Understand and effectively utilizes both high- and low-level programming concepts and languages.
4.Understand the organization of modern computing devices, both intra-machine and inter-machine.

Information Technology Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Use computer productivity applications to enhance personnel and professional productivity.
2.Become familiar with the disciplines associated with information technology and systems, uses of information technology, career opportunities, and various applications for modern life.
3.Understand basic programming concepts and be able to design, implement, and debug programs.

Information Technology and Systems Certificate

Student Learning Outcomes: Not yet available.

Economics

Economics Major

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will:
1.
master the knowledge of economic terminology, concepts, and theories.
2. apply their knowledge to understand the economy in general, as well as analyze various social, political, and economic issues.
3. develop economic reasoning and research skills and be able to demonstrate them through critical thinking, rational decision-making, and competent collection, processing.
4. c
ommunicate effectively in oral and written forms using professional economics language.

Elementary Education

Elementary Education Major

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Teachers know the subjects they are teaching. The teacher understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the disciplines she or he teaches and can create learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for pupils.
2.Teachers know how children grow. The teacher understands how children with broad ranges of ability learn and provides instruction that supports their intellectual, social, and personal development.
3.Teachers understand that children learn differently. The teacher understands how pupils differ in their approaches to learning and the barriers that impede learning and can adapt instruction to meet the diverse needs of pupils, including those with disabilities and exceptionalities.
4.Teachers know how to teach. The teacher understands and uses a variety of instructional strategies, including the use of technology, to encourage children's development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills.
5.Teachers know how to manage a classroom. The teacher uses an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
6.Teachers communicate well. The teacher uses effective verbal and nonverbal communication techniques as well as instructional media and technology to foster active inquiry, collaboration, and supportive interaction in the classroom.
7.Teachers are able to plan different kinds of lessons. The teacher organizes and plans systematic instruction based upon knowledge of subject matter, pupils, the community, and curriculum goals.
8.Teachers know how to test for student progress. The teacher understands and uses formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate and ensure the continuous intellectual, social, and physical development of the pupil.
9.Teachers are able to evaluate themselves. The teacher is a reflective practitioner who continually evaluates the effects of his or her choices and actions on pupils, parents, professionals in the learning community and others and who actively seeks out opportunities to grow professionally.
10.Teachers are connected with other teachers and the community. The teacher fosters relationships with school colleagues, parents, and agencies in the larger community to support pupil learning and well-being and acts with integrity, fairness and in an ethical manner.

English

English Major

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Demonstrate knowledge and comprehension of major texts and traditions of language and literatures in English, including cultural and historical contexts in English literature.
2.Analyze and interpret literary texts in a thoughtful manner.
3.Demonstrate the ability to express and present critical interpretations of literature in clear and effective manners.
4.Learn to read literary texts closely, with focused attention to language, content, and form.

English Major - Teaching (EA-A)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Demonstrate knowledge and comprehension of major texts and traditions of language and literatures in English, including cultural and historical contexts in English literature.
2.Analyze and interpret literary texts in a thoughtful manner.
3.Demonstrate the ability to express and present critical interpretations of literature in clear and effective manners.
4.Learn to read literary texts closely, with focused attention to language, content,
and form.
5.Become prepared to support students' continued learning and expression in the English language arts (ages 10-21).

English Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Demonstrate knowledge and comprehension of major texts and traditions of language and literatures in English, including cultural and historical contexts in English literature.
2.Analyze and interpret literary texts in a thoughtful manner.
3.Demonstrate the ability to express and present critical interpretations of literature in clear and effective manners.
4.Learn to read literary texts closely, with focused attention to language, content, and form.

English Minor - Teaching (EA-A)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Demonstrate knowledge and comprehension of major texts and traditions of language and literatures in English, including cultural and historical contexts in English literature.
2.Analyze and interpret literary texts in a thoughtful manner.
3.Demonstrate the ability to express and present critical interpretations of literature in clear and effective manners.
4.Learn to read literary texts closely, with focused attention to language, content,
and form.
5.Become prepared to support students' continued learning and expression in the English language arts (ages 10-21).

Health and Wellness Management

Health and Wellness Management Major (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Fundamental Health and Wellness Knowledge.
2.Policy Management.
3.Systems Management.
4.Organizational Management.
5.Communication.
6.Technology Literacy.
7.Assessment, Evaluation, and Improvement.

History

History Major

Student Learning Outcomes:

I.Fundamental Academic Skills:
1. Clear and effective expository writing, including the ability to construct an effective analytical essay.
2. Clear and effective oral communication, including the ability to construct and deliver an effective oral presentation.
3. Ability to evaluate arguments on the basis of evidence and to support one's own arguments with evidence.
4. Ability to summarize and critically evaluate and author's ideas.

II. Historical Skills and Dispositions:
5. Ability to independently research a topic or question using a variety of types of secondary and primary materials (e.g. print, electronic, textual, visual) and to produce a fully documented research paper.
6. The ability to construct abstract ideas from the concrete and the ability to apply abstract ideas to understand the concrete.
7. The ability to synthesize existing historical ideas and arguments to produce an original idea.
8. A healthy skepticism toward one's own assertions and the assertions of others.

III. Curricular Emphases
9. The ability to make sense of particular world regions while simultaneously seeing global connections.
10. An understanding of how social categories such as race, class, gender, ethnicity, and religion are constructed and the impact of these categories on people's lived experience.

History Major - Teaching (EA-A)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for History Major.

History Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for History Major.

History Minor - Teaching (EA-A)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for History Major.

Individually Designed (On Campus)

Individually Designed Major

Student Learning Outcomes:

Are individualized by collaboration of students and faculty advisors.

Individually Designed Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

Are individualized by collaboration of students and faculty advisors.

Interdisciplinary (Entitled under Name Individually Designed Major) (DL)

Interdisciplinary Major

Student Learning Outcomes:

Are individualized by collaboration of students and faculty advisors.

Legal Studies

Legal Studies Major

Student Learning Outcomes

1.Analyze and interpret texts.
2.Write in a variety of formats.
3.Speak well.
4.Reason analytically.
5.Understand citizenship.

Legal Studies Major - Criminal Justice (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Legal Studies Major.

Legal Studies Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Legal Studies Major.

Criminal Justice Minor

Student Learning Outcome:

Same as those for Legal Studies Major.

Paralegal Certificate

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Analyze and interpret legal resources.
2.Ability to write well.
3.Ability to effectively convey ideas orally.
4.Ability to critically think and analytically reason.
5.Understand professional working environments.
6.Understand and practice citizenship.

Mediation/ Conflict Resolution Certificate

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Understand conflict dynamics.
2.Understand ethics and state regulation of mediation.
3.Understand the mediation process.
4.Plan, conduct, and participate in mediation practice.
5.Understand the professional practice environment of mediation.
6.Understand and practice citizenship.

Mathematics

Mathematics Major

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Apply an appropriate formal process (or formal language) to write a solution to a given problem and to evaluate the validity and effectiveness of a given written solution.
2.Solve multipart problems by performing appropriate analysis and complex calculations.
3.
Demonstrate fluency in the definitions, results, analysis, and reasoning of a given axiomatically defined system.
4. Produce a well-written article synthesizing existing results or proving original results spanning multiple areas of mathematics. (WID)

Mathematics Major - Discrete Applied Mathematics (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Apply an appropriate formal process (or formal language) to write a solution to a
given problem and to evaluate the validity and effectiveness of a given written
solution.
2.Solve multipart problems by performing appropriate analysis and complex calculations.
3.Understands and effectively utilizes both high- and low-level programming concepts and languages.
4.Demonstrate fluency in the definitions, results, analysis, and reasoning of a given
axiomatically defined system.
5.Produces a well-written article synthesizing existing results or proving original results spanning multiple areas of mathematics. (WID)

Mathematics Major - Teaching (EA-A)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Apply an appropriate formal process (or formal language) to write a solution to a
given problem and to evaluate the validity and effectiveness of a given written
solution.
2.Solve multipart problems by performing appropriate analysis and complex calculations.
3.Demonstrate fluency in the definitions, results, analysis, and reasoning of a given
axiomatically defined system.
4.Use current classroom technology to demonstrate mathematical concepts
5.Demonstrate the necessary skills in both mathematical
content and pedagogy to meet the curricular goals for middle school/high school
preservice teachers.

Mathematics Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Mathematics Major.

Mathematics Minor - Teaching (EA-A)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Mathematics Major - Teaching.

Music

Music Major

Student Learning Goals/Outcomes:

1.Perform, at a high level of mastery, both soloistically and collaboratively, music of all styles in the repertory of their major instrument.
2.Successfully participate and perform in music ensembles and demonstrate knowledge of the role of the conductor, composer, performer, and audience.
3.Recognize and analyze the theoretical elements of music and their relationships within scores across local, national and global styles, and historical contexts.
4.Demonstrate through performance and written description, knowledge of formal structures, notations, instruments and styles as well as stage presentation skills.
5.Relate historical, social, philosophical, technological and artistic developments to the creation of music of any given time period.
6.Evaluate musical performances of self and others via a set of criteria common to the performance practices of particular genres and apply strategies for life-long improvement.

Music Major - Performance (B.M.) (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Perform, at a high level of mastery, both soloistically and collaboratively, music of all styles in the repertory of their major instrument.
2.Successfully participate and perform in music ensembles and demonstrate knowledge of the role of the conductor, composer, performer, and audience.
3.Recognize and analyze the theoretical elements of music and their relationships within scores across local, national and global styles, and historical contexts.
4.Demonstrate through performance and written description, knowledge of formal structures, notations, instruments and styles as well as stage presentation skills.
5.Relate historical, social, philosophical, technological and artistic developments to the creation of music of any given time period.
6.Evaluate musical performances of self and others via a set of criteria common to the performance practices of particular genres and apply strategies for life-long improvement.

Music Major - Teaching (EC-A) (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Perform, at a high level of mastery, both soloistically and collaboratively, music of all styles in the repertory of their major instrument.
2.Successfully participate and perform in music ensembles and demonstrate knowledge of the role of the conductor, composer, performer, and audience.
3.Recognize and analyze the theoretical elements of music and their relationships within scores across local, national and global styles, and historical contexts.
4.Demonstrate through performance and written description, knowledge of formal structures, notations, instruments and styles as well as stage presentation skills.
5.Relate historical, social, philosophical, technological and artistic developments to the creation of music of any given time period.
6.Evaluate musical performances of self and others via a set of criteria common to the performance practices of particular genres and apply strategies for life-long improvement.
7.Demonstrate knowledge in available materials for teaching in the schools and skills for adapting, arranging and/or transposing music in order to meet the needs of school music programs.
8.Demonstrate knowledge of common approaches to music education practiced in Wisconsin and the United States.  
9.Demonstrate knowledge of a variety of assessment measures and ability in how to design appropriate assessment measures.
10.Perform at proficiency level on instruments that support the primary teaching area.
11.Conduct ensemble configurations common to particular degree programs (choral, instrumental, general) using techniques appropriate to musical forms and
styles, to further analyze performances and assist performers in achieving
accurate and artistic interpretations of the music.

Music Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Music Major.

Physical Education

Physical Education Major - Teaching (EC-A) (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Understand physical education content, disciplinary concepts, and tool of inquiry related to the development of a physically educated person.
2.Understand how individuals learn and develop and can provide opportunities that support their physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development.
3.Understand how individuals differ in their approaches to learning and creates appropriate instruction adapted to these differences.
4.Use an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a safe learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
5.Use knowledge of effective verbal, non-verbal, and media communication techniques to foster inquiry, collaboration, and engagement in physical activity settings.
6.Plan and implement a variety of developmentally appropriate instructional strategies to develop physically educated individuals.
7.Understand and use formal and informal assessment strategies to foster physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of learners in physical activity.
8.Become a reflective practitioner who evaluates the effects of his/her actions on others (e.g., learners, parents/guardians, and professionals in the learning community) and seeks opportunities to grow professionally.
9.Use information technology to enhance learning and to enhance personal and professional productivity.
10. Foster relationships with colleagues, parents/guardians, and community agencies to support learners' growth and well-being.

Physical Education Major - Exercise Science

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Demonstrate familiarity with major concepts, theoretical perspectives, and historical trends in human health and wellness by making an oral presentation using a variety of technology resources.
2.Complete a general wellness and fitness assessment and properly interpret the results.
3.Identify the risk factors and interventions for the major causes of death in the U.S.
4.Interpret assessment data and develop an individual exercise program/prescription.
5.Know the elements of proper eating habits and strategies to assist individuals with nutritional issues.
6. Be prepared to sit for an accredited credential requiring a bachelor's degree in the exercise sciences.

Physical Education Major - Community Health Promotion (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Demonstrate familiarity with major concepts, theoretical perspectives, and historical trends in human health and wellness by making an oral presentation using a variety of technology resources.
2.Complete a general wellness and fitness assessment and properly interpret the results.
3.Identify the risk factors and interventions for the major causes of death in the U.S.
4.Interpret assessment data and develop an individual exercise program/prescription.
5.Know the elements of proper eating habits and strategies to assist individuals with nutritional issues.
6. Be prepared to sit for an accredited credential requiring a bachelor's degree in the exercise sciences.

Coaching Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Understand physical education content, disciplinary concepts, and tool of inquiry related to the development of a physically educated person.
2.Understand how individuals learn and develop and can provide opportunities that support their physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development.
3.Understand how individuals differ in their approaches to learning and creates appropriate instruction adapted to these differences.
4.Use an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a safe learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
5.Uses knowledge of effective verbal, non-verbal, and media communication techniques to foster inquiry, collaboration, and engagement in physical activity settings.
6.Plan and implement a variety of developmentally appropriate instructional strategies to develop physically educated individuals.
7.Understand and use formal and informal assessment strategies to foster physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of learners in physical activity.
8.Become a reflective practitioner who evaluates the effects of his/her actions on others (e.g., learners, parents/guardians, and professionals in the learning community) and seeks opportunities to grow professionally.
9.Use information technology to enhance learning and to enhance personal and professional productivity.
10. Fosters relationships with colleagues, parents/guardians, and community agencies to support learners' growth and well-being.

Health Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Assess individual and community needs for health education.
2.Plan effective health education programs.
3.Implement health education programs.
4.Evaluate the effectiveness of coordinated school health programs.

Health Education Minor (EC-A)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Understand physical education content, disciplinary concepts, and tool of inquiry related to the development of a physically educated person.
2.Understand how individuals learn and develop and can provide opportunities that support their physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development.
3.Understand how individuals differ in their approaches to learning and creates appropriate instruction adapted to these differences.
4.Use an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a safe learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
5.Uses knowledge of effective verbal, non-verbal, and media communication techniques to foster inquiry, collaboration, and engagement in physical activity settings.
6.Plan and implement a variety of developmentally appropriate instructional strategies to develop physically educated individuals.
7.Understand and use formal and informal assessment strategies to foster physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of learners in physical activity.
8.Become a reflective practitioner who evaluates the effects of his/her actions on others (e.g., learners, parents/guardians, and professionals in the learning community) and seeks opportunities to grow professionally.
9.Use information technology to enhance learning and to enhance personal and professional productivity.
10.
Fosters relationships with colleagues, parents/guardians, and community agencies to support learners' growth and well-being.

Health Education Minor (MC-EA)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Understand physical education content, disciplinary concepts, and tool of inquiry related to the development of a physically educated person.
2.Understand how individuals learn and develop and can provide opportunities that support their physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development.
3.Understand how individuals differ in their approaches to learning and creates appropriate instruction adapted to these differences.
4.Use an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a safe learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
5.Uses knowledge of effective verbal, non-verbal, and media communication techniques to foster inquiry, collaboration, and engagement in physical activity settings.
6.Plan and implement a variety of developmentally appropriate instructional strategies to develop physically educated individuals.
7.Understand and use formal and informal assessment strategies to foster physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of learners in physical activity.
8.Become a reflective practitioner who evaluates the effects of his/her actions on others (e.g., learners, parents/guardians, and professionals in the learning community) and seeks opportunities to grow professionally.
9.Use information technology to enhance learning and to enhance personal and professional productivity.
10.
Fosters relationships with colleagues, parents/guardians, and community agencies to support learners' growth and well-being.

Health and Human Performance Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Assess individual and community needs for health education.
2.Plan effective health education programs.
3.Implement health education programs.
4.
Evaluate the effectiveness of coordinated school health programs.

Sports Management Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Assess individual and community needs for health education.
2.Plan effective health education programs.
3.Implement health education programs.
4.Evaluate the effectiveness of coordinated school health programs.

Adaptive Education Certificate (EC-A)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Identify and use instructional methods and curricula that are appropriate to their area of professional practice and effective in meeting the individual needs of persons with exceptionalities.
2.Create safe and effective learning environments, which contribute to fulfillment of needs, stimulation of learning, and self-concept.
3.Base grading, promotion, graduation, and movement out of the program on the individual goals and objectives for individuals with exceptionalities.
4.Apply only those disciplinary methods and behavioral procedures, which they have been instructed to use, and which do not undermine the dignity of the individual or the basic human rights of persons with exceptionalities.
5.Develop effective communication with parents, avoiding technical terminology, using the primary language of the home and other modes of communication when appropriate.
6.Follow local, state/provincial, and federal laws and regulations which mandate a free appropriate public education to students with exceptionalities, and the protection of rights of persons with exceptionalities to equal opportunities in our society.

Political Science

Political Science Major - American Politics

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Ability to analyze, interpret, and understand texts and discourse.
2.Ability to effectively identify, evaluate, and formulate arguments.
3.Ability to develop, organize, and express ideas in a precise, clear, effective, and systematic manner in writing, discussion, and oral presentations.
4.Ability to recognize and appreciate multiple perspectives and limitations of each perspective.
5.Ability to independently research a topic and to produce a fully documented research paper.
6.Ability to formulate and develop concrete solutions in terms of political action.

Political Science Major - Peace Studies

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Political Science Major - American Politics.

Political Science Major - Political Theory

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Political Science Major - American Politics.

Political Science Major - Teaching (EA-A)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Political Science Major - American Politics.

Political Science Minor - American Politics

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same for Political Science Major - American Politics.

Political Science Minor - Peace Studies

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Political Science Major - American Politics.

Political Science Minor - Political Theory

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Political Science Major - American Politics.

Political Science Minor - Teaching (EA-A)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Political Science Major - American Politics.

Psychology

Psychology Major

Student Learning Outcomes:  

1.Demonstrate effective skills in written and oral communication through critiques of psychological research, original research reports, application papers, and
reaction papers dealing with psychological theories and research.
2.Design, implement, and communicate basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretations.
3.Apply psychological principles to individual, interpersonal, group, and societal
issues.
4.Use critical thinking, skeptical inquiry, and a scientific approach to address
issues related to behavior and mental processes.
5.Demonstrate preparedness to further their education or
enter the workforce.

Psychology Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Psychology Major.

Psychology Minor - Teaching (EA-A)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Psychology Major.

Science (Broad Area)

Broad Field Science Major

Student Learning Outcomes: Not yet available.

Broad Field Science Major - Teaching (EA-A) (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Broad Field Science Major.

Science Minor - Teaching (MC-EA)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Broad Field Science Major.

Social Studies (Broad Area)

Broad Field Social Studies Major - Teaching (EA-A) with History Concentration (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Broad Field Social Studies Major.

Broad Field Social Studies Major - Teaching (EA-A) with Political Science Concentration (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Broad Field Social Studies Major - Teaching (EA-A) with History Concentration.

Broad Field Social Studies Major - Teaching (EA-A) with Psychology Concentration (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Broad Field Social Studies Major - Teaching (EA-A) with History Concentration.

Broad Field Social Studies Minor - Teaching (MC-EA)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Broad Field Social Studies Major - Teaching (EA-A) with History Concentration.

Social Work

Social Work Major (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Identify as a professional social worker and conduct oneself accordingly.
2.Apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice.
3.Apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments
4.Engage diversity and difference in practice.
5.Advance human rights and social and economic justice.
6.Engage in research-informed practice and practice-informed research.
7.Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment.
8.Engage in policy practice to advance social and economic well-being and to deliver effective social work services.
9.Respond to contexts that shape practice.
10.Engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities.

Sociology

Sociology Major

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Be more likely to analyze and interpret global social phenomena as socially constructed agency enmeshed in social meanings and institutions.
2.Be more able to analyze the institutions of capitalist societies.
3.Be more able to analyze the production and reproduction of social meanings.
4.Be more able to explain the grounding of social phenomena in historical and spatial context.
5.Be more disposed and able to research social phenomena -- aware of theory and existing research, using appropriate methods, and able to communicate findings in multiple forms to promote informed action.
6.Effectively communicate sociological understanding in written and oral presentations.

Sociology Minor

Student Learning Objectives:

Same as those for Sociology Major.

Sociology Minor - Teaching (EA-A)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Sociology Major.

Sustainable Management

Sustainable Management Major (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Knowledge of the functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance, and management.
2. Knowledge of the legal, social, and economic environments of business.
3. Knowledge of the global environment of business.
4. Knowledge of the ethical obligations and responsibilities of business.
5. Ability to use decision-support tools.
6. Ability to communicate effectively.
7. Ability to apply knowledge of business concepts and functions in an integrated manner.
8.
TBA

Sustainable Management Science Certificate

Student Learning Outcomes: Not yet available.

Sustainable Management Certificate

Student Learning Outcomes: Not yet available.

Theatre

Theatre Major

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Produce a creative, innovative project.
2.Clearly articulate and reflect on learning process in writing.
3.Negotiate social interactions and collaborations required during project.

Theatre Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

1. Produce a creative, innovative project.
2. Clearly articulate and reflect on learning process in writing.
3. Negotiate social interactions and collaborations required during project.

Transportation and Logistics Management

Transportation and Logistics Management Major (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1. Knowledge of the functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance, and management.
2. Knowledge of the legal, social, and economic environments of business.
3. Knowledge of the global environment of business.
4. Knowledge of the ethical obligations and responsibilities of business.
5. Ability to use decision-support tools.
6. Ability to communicate effectively.
7. Ability to apply knowledge of business concepts and functions in an integrated manner.
8. Knowledge of transportation operations and supply chain management, as well as related global, ethical, cultural, environmental, technological, regulatory and risk management issues faced by transportation and supply chain managers.

Visual Arts

Visual Arts Major - Art Education (EC-A) (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

1.Develop self-awareness and self-expression through artistic inquiry.
2.Make engaging works of art.
3.Identify, describe, evaluate, and interpret art forms using the art historical vocabularies, theories, and contexts relevant to the cultures from which they originate. (Global Awareness)
4.Demonstrate effective spoken and written communication.  (Writing)
5.Promote self-awareness and self-expression in others.  (Civic Engagement)

Visual Arts Major - Art History

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Visual Arts Major - Art Education.

Visual Arts - Art Therapy (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Visual Arts Major - Art Education.

Visual Arts Major - Studio Art

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Visual Arts Major - Art Education.

Visual Studio Art Major (B.F.A.) (Comprehensive)

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Visual Arts Major - Art Education.

Art Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Visual Arts Major - Art Education.

Photography Minor

Student Learning Outcomes:

Same as those for Visual Arts Major - Art Education.


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