Undergraduate Programs

Student Learning Outcomes

Associate of Arts (A.A.)

An Associate of Arts (AA) degree in the School of Liberal Arts (SLA) is designed to fulfill a set of desired learning outcomes for the general education of a university undergraduate in the 21st century. This degree reflects IUPUI's Principles of Undergraduate Learning (http://academicaffairs.iupui.edu/plans/pul/). Students completing the Associate of Arts degree program will:

  • Know
  • through an introductory level about their place and time in society and culture from a variety of perspectives (such as anthropology, economics, history, philosophy, political science, religious studies, sociology, and science), and through having an introduction to a second language.
  • Understand
  • methods and modes of inquiry specific to areas of knowledge in arts and humanities , natural sciences, and the social sciences, the interdisciplinary nature of knowledge, the components of a multicultural society, and the global society and processes of globalization.
  • Be able to
  • demonstrate good written and oral communication skills;
  • demonstrate effective skills and interactions with individuals and within groups;
  • begin to integrate content materials to applications in the workforce; and
  • propose solutions to problems based on their content area of study, either through individual or team member work.