Interdisciplinary Studies (BA)

Shown here are the general learning goals of the program broken down into specific student learning outcomes (SLOs). These SLOs represent what a student should be able to do as a result of successfully completing this program. Student performance on these outcomes are routinely assessed by program faculty as a way of informing programmatic improvement efforts.

Goal Outcome

1. Students should know how to communicate interdisciplinary knowledge to others.

  • 1.1 Students demonstrate ability to organize remarks effectively.
  • 1.2 Students demonstrate ability to transfer information.
  • 1.3 Writing shows ability to connect separate knowledges into generation of interrelated knowledges.
  • 1.4 Writing shows an understanding and recognition of interrelationships among existing knowledges/disciplines.

2. Students should know how to create new interdisciplinary knowledge.

  • 2.1 Students demonstrate ability to connect separate knowledges into generation of new knowledges.

3. Students should know how to integrate knowledge from different perspectives.

  • 3.1 Individually-Designed majors will complete statements of intent and programs of study in a timely manner.
  • 3.2 Students demonstrate ability to understand and recognize interrelationships among existing knowledges.

4. Students should know how to write interdisciplinary analyses and arguments.

  • 4.1 Writing shows technical skill.