Philosophy

Programmatic Outcomes

  1. Be familiar with the history of philosophical thought and able to identify the dominant figures and issues in the ancient, medieval, early modern and modern philosophical eras.
  2. Be able to articulate and think carefully through questions about the structure and nature of reality, our place within it, and how we ought to act.
  3. Be able to interpret and extract an author's arguments from a text and to offer novel, substantive commentary on philosophical positions.
  4. Be able to offer a balanced and fair evaluation of major philosophical figures and issues in writing and public presentation.
  5. Be able to compose and deliver to an audience a clear and cogent philosophical argument in defense of their preferred position.
Assessment Plan
Annual Reports