Student Learning Outcomes
Master of Liberal Studies
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Students completing a Master of Liberal Studies Degree will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge:
- Articulate a complex problem or intellectual question using an interdisciplinary perspective.
- Demonstrate advanced skills (written, spoken, and in new media) at levels required for effective performance as a communicator in professional and other social or cultural contexts.
- Demonstrate advanced skills at levels required for effective performance as a leader or effective collaborator in professional and other social or cultural contexts
- (a) Articulate a complex problem or intellectual question in light of community issues (b) Articulate a complex problem or intellectual question in light of global issues
- Produce a project (academic paper, business proposal, digital storytelling project, podcast, etc.) that engages a complex problem from an interdisciplinary perspective.
- Communicate effectively in two media or genres (e.g. oral presentation, academic paper, social media or website), to more than one audience (e.g. academic, professional, public).
- Produce a Plan B project integrated with the scholarly and professional and public communities, and so demonstrates effective collaboration within those communities.
- Student projects exhibit an understanding of an issue with attention to community issues (race, class, gender, religion, etc.).
- Student projects exhibit an understanding of the global issue on its own terms (that is, their understanding is not overdetermined by ethnocentric or nationalistic biases).