College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

University Learning Outcomes

The Philosophy Department's instructional goals include these areas:

  1. analytical skills
  2. skills in reasoning
  3. skills involved in the written and oral presentation of philosophical arguments
  4. ethical values
  5. substantive interconnections
  6. creative philosophical work
  7. a range of philosophical traditions
  8. a historical philosophical movement or figure
  9. a philosophical topic
  10. research skills
Philosophy Department Program Outcomes
University Learning OutcomesGoal 1Goal 2Goal 3Goal 4Goal 5Goal 6Goal 7Goal 8Goal 9Goal 10

Global Citizenship
to understand the responsibilities of being a global citizen and the role of civic engagement in fostering a democratic society

X

Ethical Understanding
To understand and apply ethical considerations in professional, personal and social life

X

X

X

X

X

X

Interpersonal Skills
to apply teamwork and leadership skills to achieve common goals in a diverse multicultural environment

X

Communication Skills
to apply verbal, written, visual and listening skills to communicate persuasively and coherently todiverse audiences

X

X

X

Critical Thinking
to think clearly and logically, analyze and interpret information, evaluate ideas, and draw inferences through reasoning

X

X

X

X

Problem Solving
to identify, formulate, assess, investigate, evaluate and solve problems effectively and creatively

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

 

Quantitative Reasoning
to apply quantitative reasoning to understand, analyze and explain evidence

X

Integrating and Transferring Learning
to make connections across disciplines and between current and new knowledge; and to apply their knowledge in professional and community life

X

X

X

Lifelong Learning
to exercise Cal Poly Pomona’s learn-by-doing approach in real-world situations, and as a basis for lifelong learning

X

X

21st Century Literacies
to apply 21st century literaciesincluding information, quantitative and scientific, to locate, evaluate, use and communicate among a wide variety of sources and tools

X

X

X

Liberal Learning
to demonstrate knowledge and appreciation of the physical and natural world, and of the development and legacies of diverse world cultures

X

X

X

Intentional Learning
to employ self-knowledge of the social and cognitive factors influencing their learning, and engage in ongoing reflection and exploration for the purpose of personal development

X

X

X

X

Disciplinary Learning
to apply fundamental information, concepts, theories and methods in their principal disciplines; and to successfully integrate, adapt and apply their disciplinary knowledge

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

Global Leaders
Global Citizenship; Ethical Understanding; Interpersonal Skills; Communication Skills

X

X

X

X

X

X

Integrative Thinkers
Critical Thinking; Problem Solving; Quantitative Reasoning; Integrating and Transferring Learning

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

Active Learners
Lifelong Learning; 21st CenturyLiteracies; Liberal Learning; Intentional Learning

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Practitioners
Disciplinary Learning

 

 

 

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Click here to download: Mapping of Philosophy Instructional Goals to University Instructional Goals (DOC)