MALS Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to identify and articulate scholarly problems and questions based on evidence and approaches from more than one disciplinary area at an advanced level.
  2. Students will be able to gather and organize the primary source materials and raw data needed to answer these questions at an advanced level.
  3. Students will be able to analyze relevant primary source materials and raw data to create a coherent answer to a scholarly problem or question at an advanced level.
  4. Students will be able to critically appraise scholarly conversations in multiple fields, create a coherent interpretation, and take a critical position in these debates.
  5. Students will be able to effectively communicate, at an advanced level, the results of their work via either expository prose or a creative work to an audience that does not specialize in their area of study or share their disciplinary perspective.