Department Goals and Objectives
Goals are broad statements that describe what the program wants to accomplish
- Students develop critical reasoning.
- Students develop analytical writing skills.
- Students gain understanding of fundamental analytical philosophical issues.
- Students attain knowledge of the history of philosophy.
- Students develop philosophical reading comprehension skills.
Student Learning Outcomes
Outcomes describe specific knowledge, abilities, values, and attitudes students should demonstrate
- SLO1: Students demonstrate critical reasoning, provide justifying reasons for their views and critically evaluate arguments.
- SLO2: Students demonstrate ability to develop coherent lines of argument with clear theses and justifying reasons.
- SLO3: Students demonstrate understanding of basic analytical philosophical issues and their significance.
- SLO4: Students demonstrate familiarity with the historical development of philosophy.
- SLO5: Students demonstrate ability to comprehend written arguments in a wide range of texts in different areas of philosophy and make appropriate use of textual evidence.</p>