accepted 2011

Graduate School global outcomes.

  • Conduct research or produce some other form of creative work.
  • Demonstrate mastery of subject material.
  • Be able to conduct scholarly or professional activities in an ethical manner.

Departmental outcomes.

  • Students will have met the objectives for learning outcomes in an undergraduate discipline relevant to their graduate field of study.
  • Graduates will be able to summarize major central issues and current research problems in their field.
  • Graduates will be able to communicate the major tenets of their field and their work orally and in writing for students, peers and the lay public.
  • Graduates will be able to identify areas where ethical issues may arise in their work or discipline, and articulate strategies for dealing with them.
  • Graduates will have completed and defended: an original manuscript based on either (1) original research [thesis MS]; or (2) a smaller-scale research project [non-thesis (project) MS].