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Philosophy Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Philosophy major, a graduate will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the major traditions of human thought.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to apply analytical and problem-solving skills to a wide array of problems.
  3. Be able to analyze, critique, and apply persuasive arguments in a disciplined and systematic way.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to use oral and written communication to effectively communicate a point of view.
  5. Be able to analyze problems of human value and meaning within the context of the traditions of moral philosophy.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to pursue independent study (read and reflect on) of philosophical works.