Undergraduate Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

  1. Psychological Knowledge: Synthesis and Application: Students will be able to describe key concepts and develop a working knowledge of psychology’s content domains, e.g., cognition and learning, developmental, biological, and sociocultural, etc.
  2. Scientific inquiry and critical thinking: Students will be able to use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena; demonstrate psychology information literacy; engage in innovative and integrative thinking and problem solving; interpret, design, and conduct basic psychological research; incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry.
  3. Ethical and social responsibility in a diverse world: Students will be able to apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science and practice; build and enhance interpersonal relationships; adopt values that build community at local, national, and global levels.
  4. Communication: Students will be able to demonstrate effective writing for different purposes; exhibit effective presentation skills for different purposes; interact effectively with others.
  5. Professional development: Students will be able to apply psychological content and skills to career goals; exhibit self-efficacy and self-regulation; refine project-management skills; enhance teamwork capacity; develop a meaningful professional direction for life after graduation.