Indicators of Achievement

Student Learning Outcomes for the Religious Studies Major

  1. Students will be able to speak cogently about religion as a pervasive feature of human culture.
  2. Students will be able to formulate critical questions about religious traditions and phenomena.
  3. Students will have a knowledge base that includes a detailed understanding of the beliefs, practices, cultural contexts and distinctive histories of several religious traditions.
  4. Students will develop the capacity to think critically about the truth claims and other contributions to human culture made by the leaders, scholars, communities, and texts associated with religion.
  5. Students will acquire and hone discipline-based writing skills.
Willamette University

Religious Studies Department

900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.

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