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American Studies: What You'll Learn

Program Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

• Communicate effectively and ethically in writing and speaking.

• Use fundamental concepts of mathematics to solve problems and interpret quantitative data.

• Apply the scientific method by observing phenomena, developing hypotheses, implementing experiments, and 

    evaluating results. 

• Analyze and use information resources in an ethical manner.

• Interpret and evaluate meaning from aesthetic, philosophical, ethical, literary and/or multidisciplinary perspectives.

• Demonstrate global awareness and knowledge of diverse ethnic, racial and religious backgrounds, cultures, and


• Analyze factors, including culture, that shape behavior and social structures.

• Use ethical concepts to evaluate issues and make ethical decisions.

• Analyze and evaluate artistic and creative forms of expression.

• Demonstrate competence in using technology as a tool in communication, research, and quantitative analysis.