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Learning Outcomes Pyramid

The Learning Outcomes pyramid illustrates the inter-related nature of our University-wide outcomes.  The university-wide outcomes recognize that depth of knowledge, breadth of understanding, and appreciation of values are equally critical to a student’s education, and that all are dependent on the solid foundation of carefully and fully developed basic abilities.


Our students develop the abilities to:

  • Write clearly
  • Speak eloquently
  • Reason mathematically
  • Think logically and critically
  • Work collaboratively
  • Use technology appropriately


Our students demonstrate knowledge
of a discipline, including its:

  • Content
  • Theories
  • Modes of inquiry
  • Interpretations
  • Communicative practices
  • Ethical standards


Our students understand concepts within and applications among:

  • The Humanities
  • The Social Sciences
  • The Physical Sciences
  • The Applied Sciences
  • The Arts


Our students appreciate the value of:

  • Other cultures
    Civic participation and ethical responsibility
    Aesthetic sensibility
    Life-long learningThe life of the mind

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