Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Faith Integration: Compare, contrast and evaluate current world view with a Christian worldview to inform lifestyle and decision making especially in the area of early childhood development and care giving.
  2. Social Justice: Using the skill of discernment evaluate and construct reasoned ethical judgments, showing awareness of multiple value systems and apply these judgments, using collaboration and leadership skills to create ways to promote social justice and child advocacy in local, national, and global communities.
  3. Cognitive Complexity: Interpret, analyze, evaluate and apply various theories of developmental learning in order to design a theoretically-based learning environment that supports young children including children with disabilities.
  4. Intra & Interpersonal Competence: Identify and reflect upon personal strengths and weaknesses as they apply to complex social identities including the importance of collaboration both in the university setting, community and work environment.

*The Early Childhood Studies Student Learning Outcomes (ECS-SLOs) are aligned with the University's Core Four:

  1. Biblically Rooted
  2. Globally Minded
  3. Academically Prepared
  4. Equipped to Serve