Learning Outcomes

Philosophy & Religious Studies Student Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with a major in philosophy and religious studies will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate competence in critical thinking and analysis of arguments;
  2. Articulate an understanding of the forces shaping culture and history;
  3. Demonstrate skill in questioning, reflecting, and arriving at possible conclusions;
  4. Analyze the ethical dimension of human action;
  5. Develop in a self-critical way philosophical insights and positions supported by relevant experience and sound reasoning;
  6. Confront, evaluate, and refine personal beliefs in historical context; and
  7. Apply skills in speaking and writing to communicate complex ideas.