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School ISLOs

Aligned with ISLOs are outcomes developed for all programs within the School of Religion. These five learning outcomes provide the basis for the curriculum at all levels. The School of Religion’s student learning outcomes (SSLOs), which have preceded and shaped the development of this new curriculum, reflect the mission and goals of the School. The SSLOs serve as the basis for Program Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) for the proposed degree programs. The SSLOs listed below will apply to all graduates of the School of Religion.


SSLO 1: Students will apply philosophical, theological and religious studies models of Intellectual inquiry that arise from and are in dialogue with the African American experience.

SSLO 2: Students will produce a rigorous scholarship that advances theological and philosophical knowledge with an emphasis on social justice.

SSLO 3: Students will celebrate the ways in which the African American experience informs responses to fundamental human questions and contemporary ethical issues.

SSLO 4: Students will explore leadership practices within communities of faith and society at large in light of philosophical, sociological, biblical, and historical concepts with an emphasis on theologies of liberation and ecumenicity.

SSLO 5: Students will articulate ways in which various religious philosophies have affected societies historically and are influencing global events today.

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