Learning Objectives

Graduate school provides a wonderful opportunity to develop fine skills in the following areas:

Research, Critical Thinking, Content Knowledge

Critically apply theories, methodologies, and knowledge to address fundamental questions in your primary area of study. Pursue research of significance in the discipline or an interdisciplinary or creative project. Students plan and conduct this research or implement this project under the guidance of an advisor while developing the intellectual independence that typifies true scholarship.

Teaching

Demonstrate a mastery of skills and knowledge at a level required for college and university undergraduate teaching in their discipline and assessment of student learning.

Service

Demonstrate, through service, the value of their discipline to the academy and community at large.

Communication

Demonstrate skills in oral and written communication sufficient to publish and present work in their field and to prepare grant proposals.

Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Interact productively and pro-actively with people from diverse backgrounds as both leaders/mentors and team members with integrity and professionalism.

Ethics

Follow the principles of ethics in your field and in academia.

Learning Objectives

Graduate school provides a wonderful opportunity to develop fine skills in the following areas:

1Research, Critical Thinking, Content Knowledge

Critically apply theories, methodologies, and knowledge to address fundamental questions in your primary area of study. Pursue research of significance in the discipline or an interdisciplinary or creative project. Students plan and conduct this research or implement this project under the guidance of an advisor while developing the intellectual independence that typifies true scholarship.

1Teaching

Demonstrate a mastery of skills and knowledge at a level required for college and university undergraduate teaching in their discipline and assessment of student learning.

1Service

Demonstrate, through service, the value of their discipline to the academy and community at large.

1Communication

Demonstrate skills in oral and written communication sufficient to publish and present work in their field and to prepare grant proposals.

1Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Interact productively and pro-actively with people from diverse backgrounds as both leaders/mentors and team members with integrity and professionalism.

1Ethics

Follow the principles of ethics in your field and in academia.