2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 24, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Philosophy Learning Outcomes


Outcome 1
1.1 Thinking objectively about issues and arguments, not being swayed by emotion and irrational personal preferences.
 
Foundational Studies 2: Critically evaluate the ideas of others.
Outcome 2
2.1 Thinking independently rather than primarily relying on others’ opinions.
 
Foundational Studies 2: Critically evaluate the ideas of others.
Outcome 3
3.1 Developing open-mindedness, including understanding opposing views and appreciating the need for this understanding.
 
Foundational Studies 6: Demonstrate an understanding of diverse cultures within and across societies.
Outcome 4
4.1 Recognizing the myriad ways that ethical and other philosophical principles apply to everyday experiences and life.
 
Foundational Studies 8: Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical implications of decisions and actions.
Outcome 5
5.1 Cultivating critical and analytical thinking: penetrate deeply and critically into issues, rather than merely settling for a superficial understanding. Synthesize and contrast various ideas.
 
Foundational Studies 1: Locate, critically read, and evaluate information to solve problems.
 
Foundational Studies 2: Critically evaluate the ideas of others.
Outcome 6
6.1 Communicating clearly and succinctly in writing.
 
Foundational Studies 10: Express themselves effectively, professionally, and persuasively both orally and in writing.
Outcome 7
7.1 Recognizing the myriad ways that ethical and other philosophical principles apply to everyday experiences and life.
 
Foundational Studies 8: Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical implications of decisions and actions.