ECR learning outcomes


1.  Students understand and practice ethical reasoning and decision-making 

To demonstrate competence in ethics and civic responsibility, students should be able to . . .

1.1  Integrate essential components of moral reasoning and ethical behavior into defined activities,
       such as research, course projects, and independent study.

1.2  Distinguish among courses of action and act ethically. 



2.  Students are knowledgeable about contemporary events and issues 

To demonstrate competence in ethics and civic responsibility, students should be able to . . .

2.1  List and evaluate sources of information for ethical and social issues.

2.2  Demonstrate local and global civic knowledge.

2.3  Analyze and evaluate society’s problems in a systematic, reasoned manner.

2.4  Distinguish between personal problems of individuals and larger social issues. 



3.  Students understand civic responsibility 

To demonstrate competence in ethics and civic responsibility, students should be able to . . .

3.1  Contribute in practical ways to the educational and local community and to the larger society.

3.2  Define the workings of institutions, organizations, and communities in which they are involved.

3.3  Identify and exercise sources of empowerment, while relinguishing a sense of entitlement.

3.4  Identify their rights and responsibilities as students in the university.

3.5  Explain why and how their knowledge and skills can serve the greater good throughout their lives.

3.6  Identify and apply their rights and responsibilities as local and global citizens.


4.  Students understand the role and value of diversity

4.1  Explain the value of diverse and competing perspectives for learning, citizenship,and work.

4.2  Analyze consequences of current social circumstances on disparate groups of people.