Learning Outcomes

Division of Student Affairs Learning Outcomes

Critical Thinking Skills

Ability to independently and accurately evaluate information, data and ideas from multiple perspectives.

Effective Communication

Embodies the ability to receive and present information, exchange ideas, and convey messages in ways that are effective and appropriate to the situation and audience.

Multicultural Competence and Active Citizenship

Understanding and appreciating human differences as well as positively contributing to the community.

Practical Competence/Life Skills

The capacity to manage one's affairs both inside and outside of the university.

Leadership and Interpersonal Competence

The ability to mobilize groups around shared interests as well as demonstrate and sustain meaningful relationships.

Healthy Living

Making informed decisions and acting on those decisions to enhance personal and community health.


Student Conduct & Ethical Development Learning Outcomes

As a result of interactions and engaging in the student conduct process, students will be able to:

  1. Understand how the standards of conduct (Student Conduct Code) support the University community and form the basis for behavioral expectations; (Critical Thinking Skills, Multicultural Competence and Active Citizenship, and/or Practical Competence/Life Skills)
  2. Articulate the reasoning behind their behavioral choices and decisions effectively using verbal and written communication; (Critical Thinking Skills and/or Effective Communication)
  3. Evaluate positive and negative courses of action critically and proficiently; (Critical Thinking Skills and/or Healthy Living)
  4. Recognize how behaviors (may) impact others and their greater responsibility as a member of the University community; (Multicultural Competence and Active Citizenship) and
  5. Identify skills, strategies, and resources that are likely to assist them in avoiding future violations of the Student Conduct Code. (Practical Competence/Life Skills and/or Healthy Living)