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Learning Outcomes

During the winter and spring quarters of academic year 2009-2010, a Divisional Learning Outcomes Committee created seven broad, division-wide learning domains, or categories, and prepared statements of student learning outcomes for each domain. The seven categories and associated outcome statements were reviewed at the strategic planning retreat and influenced the selection of strategic goals and objectives for the division.

1. Knowledge Acquisition, Application and Integration

​Learning Outcome: Students who participate in Student Affairs programs and activities will be able to integrate and apply knowledge gained across curricular and cocurricular experiences in order to advance academic, personal and career growth.​​

2. Intellectual Skills and Practical Competencies

Learning Outcome: Students who participate in Student Affairs programs and activities will acquire and use intellectual and practical skills that will enable them to live productive and healthy lives during and after DePaul.​

3. Persistence and Academic Achievement

​Learning Outcome: Students who participate in Student Affairs programs and activities will be able to achieve their personal and academic goals while at DePaul through the acquisition of academic and cognitive skills.

4. Socially Responsible Leadership

​Learning Outcome: Students who participate in Student Affairs programs and activities will, as leaders, demonstrate integrity, show that they take seriously the perspectives of others, and contribute to positive social change.

5. Intercultural Maturity and Inclusive Community

Students who participate in Student Affairs programs and activities will be able to participate thoughtfully and respectfully in cultural exploration, engagement, acceptance and collaboration as members of an inclusive community during and after DePaul.

6. Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Development

Students who participate in Student Affairs programs and activities will develop a strong sense of personal identity and form mature, respectful relationships with others.

7. Spirituality and Vincentian Values

Students who participate in Student Affairs programs and activities will demonstrate an understanding of their own and others’ faith and spirituality; in their actions, behavior and decisions, they will demonstrate values central to the Vincentian mission of DePaul.