Master's Learning Outcomes and Competencies
Express and interpret ideas clearly, using a variety of written, oral and/or visual forms.
- Analyze, critique, and synthesize scholarly literature in the field.
- Construct coherent and organized written documentation using standard English.
- Critically reflect on experience related to acquired knowledge.
- Consistently document sources using appropriate academic citation style.
II. Critical and Creative Thinking:
Use multiple modes of disciplinary and interdisciplinary inquiry to explore ideas and issues from multiple perspectives.
- Analyze a variety of scholarly perspectives, ideas, and/or theories.
- Connect an understanding of theory with practice.
- Initiate new practice or draw new conclusions based in a field-related theoretical understanding.
III. Ethical and Social Responsibility:
Express ethical & social implications in one’s social, professional, artistic and/or scholarly practice.
- Examine the ethical implications of one’s own focus of study, and relate those implications to the larger world.
- Explain the social implications of one’s own focus of study, and relate those implications to the larger world.
IV. Social and Global Perspectives:
Articulate a perspective on power in the world and one’s own place in the global community.
- Examine the contributions of diverse peoples and cultures in the field of study.
V. Area of Concentration:
Explain and apply major terms, methods, concepts, and /or theories relevant to the master’s program.