Academics

Program Learning Outcomes

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Philosophy

Bachelor of Arts

Learning Goal I: Students will develop the Skills Necessary to Doing Philosophy

Goal Ia: Will accurately and clearly analyze philosophical arguments

  • Outcome Ia: Will accurately describe arguments and theories
  • Outcome Ib: Will clearly identify potential criticisms of arguments and theories
  • Outcome Ic: Will carefully evaluate arguments in such a way as to make a case      for the position the student finds best

Learning Goal II: Students will gain Awareness of the Philosophical Conversation

Goal IIa: Will gain familiarity with representative philosophers, ideas, controversies, theories and problems from historical periods within the Western tradition

  • Outcome IIa: Will accurately describe and lucidly discuss philosophical problems, ideas, or theories from at least one period from the history of philosophy within the Western tradition

Goal IIb: Will gain familiarity with representative philosophers, ideas, controversies, theories and problems from Nonwestern traditions

  • Outcome IIb: Will accurately describe and lucidly discuss a philosophical problem, idea, or theory within the Chinese tradition

Goal IIc: Will gain familiarity with representative philosophers, ideas, controversies, theories and problems from contemporary philosophical conversations

  • Outcome IIc: Will accurately describe and lucidly discuss a philosophical idea from at least one area of the contemporary philosophical conversation: either (i) Ethics or (ii) Epistemology or Metaphysics 

Learning Goal III: Students will be able to apply philosophical ideas, arguments, and skills to person, interpersonal, or social issues

  • Outcome III: Will clearly apply philosophical methods and arguments to issues and problems that face individuals, communities, or governments in the contemporary world

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