Learning Objectives – General Education Courses LEH351-LEH355


NOTE:  These objectives are subject to revision by the committee of Gen Ed liaisons responsible for managing these courses on behalf of the Undergradaute Curriculum Committee

Upon completion of LEH351 the student is expected to be able:

•    To gather, interpret, and assess information from a variety of sources and points of view.
•    To evaluate evidence and arguments critically and be able to appraise their usefulness.
•    To produce well-reasoned written or oral arguments using evidence to support conclusions.
•    To demonstrate familiarity with the scientific method and quantitative reasoning.
•    To understand the scientific principles underlying matters of policy or public concern in which science plays a role.
•    To produce an essay or written piece of research, in “scaffolded” stages, demonstrating both an ability to express complex ideas for an educated audience as well as the ability to evaluate and utilize a variety of information which uses the scientific method. 


Upon completion of LEH352 the student is expected to be able:

•    To gather, interpret, and assess information from a variety of sources and points of view.
•    To evaluate evidence and arguments critically and be able to appraise their usefulness.
•    To produce well-reasoned written or oral arguments using evidence to support conclusions.
•    To demonstrate familiarity with methods of literary criticism and  historico-cultural analyses of literary studies.
•    To understand the role of literature and art in society and public policy or public concerns in which aesthetics play a role.
•    To produce an essay or written piece of research or other creative work, in “scaffolded” stages, demonstrating both an ability to express complex ideas for an educated audience as well as the ability to evaluate and utilize a variety of information of an aesthetic nature.
 
Upon completion of LEH353 the student is expected to be able:

•    To gather, interpret, and assess information from a variety of sources and points of view.
•    To evaluate evidence and arguments critically and be able to appraise their usefulness.
•    To produce well-reasoned written or oral arguments using evidence to support conclusions.
•    To demonstrate familiarity with methods of artistic criticism and historico-cultural analysis analyses of works of art.
•    To understand the role of art in society and public policy or public concerns in which aesthetics play a role.
•    To produce an essay or written piece of research or other creative work, in “scaffolded” stages, demonstrating both an ability to express complex ideas for an educated audience as well as the ability to evaluate and utilize a variety of information of an aesthetic nature.

Upon completion of LEH354 the student is expected to be able:

•    To gather, interpret, and assess information from a variety of sources and points of view.
•    To evaluate evidence and arguments critically and be able to appraise their usefulness.
•    To produce well-reasoned written or oral arguments using evidence to support conclusions.
•    To demonstrate familiarity with historical methods and historico-cultural analyses of documents and other artifacts.
•    To understand the historical principles underlying public policy or public concerns in which history plays a role.
•    To produce an essay or written piece of research or other creative work, in “scaffolded” stages, demonstrating both an ability to express complex ideas for an educated audience as well as the ability to evaluate and utilize a variety of information of an historical nature.

Upon completion of LEH355 the student is expected to be able:

•    To gather, interpret, and assess information from a variety of sources and points of view.
•    To evaluate evidence and arguments critically and be able to appraise their usefulness.
•    To produce well-reasoned written or oral arguments using evidence to support conclusions.
•    To demonstrate familiarity with methods of theoretical or abstract analysis and philosophical reasoning.
•    To understand the role of theoretical and abstract reasoning in society and public policy or public concerns in which ethics or other aspects of philosophy play a role.
•    To produce an essay or written piece of research or other creative work, in “scaffolded” stages, demonstrating both an ability to express complex ideas for an educated audience as well as the ability to evaluate and utilize a variety of information of an abstract, theoretical or philosophical nature.