Program Learning Goals and Student Learning Outcomes
Broad Learning Goals
A. Students will understand and identify the historical, political, social, cultural, and/or economic dimensions of international processes and issues, integrating these into an interdisciplinary perspective.
B. Students will be able to critically read/write about, discuss, and engage in scholarly inquiry related to international processes and issues.
C. Students will acquire a basic level of fluency in a second language and are expected to experience a foreign locale in which to use these language skills.
D. Students will be aware of career and post-graduate opportunities their degree makes possible.
Student Learning Outcomes
A1. Students will draw on their knowledge of international processes and issues to identify and describe at least two dimensions – historical, political, social, cultural, economic – of specific international issues or problems.
B1. Students will integrate knowledge and scholarly approaches across disciplines, apply an interdisciplinary approach, and account for the international context of a research problem.
B2. Students will present and discuss their research in compelling, coherent, clear analytical arguments.
C1. Students will be able to communicate clearly and effectively in a language other than their native language.
C2. Students will develop intercultural awareness and/or communication skills.
D1. Students will evaluate career and post-graduate opportunities available to International Studies majors.