Academic Programs

Student Learning Outcomes

200-Level Courses

Career Connections (U210)

Students who complete a University College Career Connections Course should:

  1. Identify their career-related interests, personality preferences, values, and skills based on self-assessment exercises.
  2. Identify several academic and career options that are compatible with their self assessment information.
  3. Locate and utilize information resources and people to research and explore academic majors and career paths.
  4. Evaluate the suitability of several major and career options based on an integration of self-assessment and researched major/career information.
  5. Develop and implement a specific plan of action for subsequent semesters to assist them in confirming their tentative choice(s) of majors/careers.
Mentor Development Courses

Outdoor Leadership Experience (U200)
Students who complete a University College Outdoor Leadership course should:

  1. Describe their leadership development process and goals for the future.
  2. Apply relational leadership skills in leadership experiences.
  3. Identify factors and behaviors that influence group development.
  4. Demonstrate effective communication skills for working in group.
  5. Analyze through writing self reflections your strengths and limitations of group role.
  6. Apply experiential learning skills to practical and everyday references.

Introduction to Mentoring Techniques (U201)
Students who complete a University College Introduction to Mentoring Techniques course should:

  1. Explain your role, responsibility, and contribution to the campus community.
  2. Explain understand traits, functions, and activities associated with mentoring.
  3. Demonstrate how to access campus resources to support student success at IUPUI.
  4. Apply active listening skills and communication principles when working with students in their mentoring program.
  5. Identify characteristics of diversity within the semester about our student community to promote an inclusive learning experience.
  6. Recognize two positive tactics to maintain life balance in order to stay motivated for yourself and your students.

Active and Collaborative Learning in Groups (U202)
Students who complete a University College Active and Collaborative Learning in Groups course should:

  1. Summarize the collaborative learning process and its role in the mentoring experience.
  2. Implement developmental and holistic approaches for student learning and academic success.
  3. Apply positive relationship and communication skills to individual and group mentoring experiences.
  4. Differentiate the stages of group and individual mentoring techniques and strategies.
  5. Implement collaborative and assessment guided approaches to mentoring activities.

Leadership and Transition (U203)
Students who complete a University College Leadership and Transition course should:

  1. Identify relational leadership principles through readings, class discussions, and self reflection.
  2. Describe the role of relational leadership.
  3. Compare and contrast relational leadership with other leadership theories.
  4. Apply relational leadership principles by characterizing the unique traits of themselves and their group members.
  5. Summarize the values, qualities, and skills necessary to being a relational leader through small group discussions.
  6. Analysis through writing your self-awareness of your mentoring skills, competencies, and leadership philosophy.
  7. Construct a leadership action plan by synthesizing the information gained from class readings and inventories completed.

Independent Study (U204)
Students who complete a University College Independent Study course should:

  1. Generate a researchable question to address a mentoring issue.
  2. Conduct a competent literature search for empirically based articles.
  3. Apply quantitative and/or qualitative research methods to a question or problem.
  4. Interpret results of data collected.
  5. Synthesize the data and implications of your results as it applies to your question/problem.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to clearly communicate and illustrate, both orally and in writing, the findings of original research on mentoring.
  7. Summarize your individual mentoring experience within the larger mentoring context.