Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Christian behavioral science will be able to:

  • SLO 1: Demonstrate foundational knowledge of psychology, anthropology, sociology and theology including the major historical theories, terminology, and research methods and their influence on the individual and society.
  • SLO 2: Demonstrate critical thinking and skills in analysis, synthesis, and use of evidence; problem solving (reflective & analytical), differentiating the behavioral science theoretical foundations and theology from pseudoscience/anecdote as well as cultural religious perspectives from Biblical perspectives.
  • SLO 3: Demonstrate good writing skills selecting the most appropriate sources and databases to conduct and write a review that summarizes part of the anthropology, psychology, and sociology literature.
  • SLO 4: Demonstrate effective oral presentations in a variety of communication settings, in a professional manner including dress and demeanor with an ability to lead and participate effectively in group discussions with a respect for diverse views in interpersonal settings
  • SLO 5: Apply ethical standards of the professions of anthropology, psychology, and sociology to research applying Biblical values and moral/ethical principles to research and practice while demonstrating sensitivity to issues of social diversity and exhibit respect for socially diverse groups
  • SLO 6: Demonstrate relational skills through informed participation in multiple levels of community; working collaboratively and respectfully with individuals with diverse backgrounds and responding appropriately to feedback from supervisors and team members.