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Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Student Learning Outcome I: To provide talented and motivated students opportunities for intellectual growth and achievement, in small, challenging classes that encourage active intellectual participation, discussion and collaboration in the search for knowledge;
  • Student Learning Outcome II: To enhance student skills for analytical/critical thinking, logical examination and appraisal of ideas;
  • Student Learning Outcome III: To enhance student skills for problem solving and decision making;
  • Student Learning Outcomes IV: To enhance student skills for clear, precise, coherent and persuasive oral communication;
  • Student Learning Outcome V: To enhance student skills for clear, precise, coherent and persuasive written communication;
  • Student Learning Outcome VI: To engage students in the creative process of formulating a hypothesis, researching those problems and drawing conclusions that lead to either original classroom assignments or larger faculty-mentored research projects resulting in contributions of scholarly work to each student’s chosen field of study.

Student Performance Outcomes

  • Student Performance Outcomes I: To prepare honors students through experience with department-based honors courses, interdisciplinary colloquia and seminars, and independent study and research to ensure its students academic success;
  • Student Performance Outcomes II: To prepare honors students through experience with department-based honors courses, interdisciplinary colloquia and seminars, and independent study and research to ensure its students academic success to ensure its students earn Honors Program Graduate Certification;
  • Student Performance Outcomes III: To prepare honors students through experience with department-based honors courses, interdisciplinary colloquia and seminars, and independent study and research to ensure its students academic success to prepare its students for graduate and professional schools.