Learning Outcomes

All UW-Green Bay students will:
  1. Have the understanding of the importance of interdisciplinary thinking and why it can be a more effective way to understand and address problems and issues.  Students will develop the ability to think in an interdisciplinary way with the ability to incorporate two or more disciplinary perspectives when addressing a problem particular within the context of their major/minor program.
  2. Have the ability to exercise problem solving skills such as problem identification and analysis, solution formulation and implementation, and assessment.
  3. Determine the nature and extent of the information needed; access needed information effectively and efficiently; evaluate information and its sources critically; use information effectvely to accomplish a specific purpose; and understands the many economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information and access and use information ethically and legally.
  4. Have the ability to communicate effectively through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
  5. Understand the role quantitative thinking plays in solving real world problems and relationships such as interpreting and communicating quantitative information from graphs, tables, schematics, etc.
  6. Have a fundamental understanding of the causes and effects of stereotyping and racism and an appreciation of cultural diversity in the United States.
  7. Have a fundamental understanding of contemporary global issues and problems related to multiculturalism and ethnocentrism, through the study of beliefs, values and ways of life in a country other than the United States.
  8. Be able to critically analyze the concept of sustainability and its three pillars (economic secruity, social equity, and ecological responsibility) and the way this concept is applied and used (adopted from UW-Oshkosh).
  9. Have a fundamental understanding of one or more of the fine arts including an understanding of the nature and functions of art and ways of evaluating art.
  10. Become familiar with the humanities' unique ways of understanding major events and movements in Western and world civilizations by critically examining a range of literary, philosophical, and other cultural texts produced by those movements, thereby helping to clarify individual and social values within cultures and the implications of decisions made on the basis of those values.  Students' understandings will be demonstrated by their ability to analyze and produce complex forms of expression..
  11. Have a fundamental understanding of  the unique ways of knowing within the social sciences as well as major concepts, impacts, and values of at least two of the designated social sciences.
  12. Have a fundamental understanding of natural/physical sciences including major concepts, principles and theories as well as an understanding of the natural/physical sciences' unique ways of knowing.
  13. Have a fundamental understanding bo the biological sciences including major concepts, principles and theories as well as an understanding of the biological sciences' unique ways of knowing.