According to NILOA’s Transparency Framework, “ Student learning outcomes statements clearly state the expected knowledge, skills, attitudes, competencies, and habits of mind that students are expected to acquire at an institution of higher education”. UW-Whitewater has the following Student Learning Outcomes:
In 2010, UW-Whitewater adopted the LEAP Essential Learning Outcomes from the Association of American Colleges and Universities as our baccalaureate learning outcomes for our campus. All students seeking a bachelor's degree are expected to achieve the UW-Whitewater Essential Learning Outcomes through their studies in general education, their major and minor, their elective courses, and through experiences gained in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
These ELOs are:
General Education Program provides the foundation for success in college, work and life. Rapid change, globalization and
diversity are the hallmarks of today's world. The general education program ensures that all Warhawks have the opportunity
to develop the intellectual and practical skills, breadth of knowledge and appreciation for interconnections among areas of
study that employers and society expect of today's college graduate.
The goals of the general education program are to help students develop the skills and knowledge that are needed for success
in our rapidly changing, increasingly diverse and interconnected world.
These GELOs are:
For more information on the new General Education Learning Outcomes, which took effect in Spring 2016, please click here.
The School of Graduate Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater oversees programs whose goal is to provide high quality, practitioner-oriented programs that use knowledge and skills acquired through baccalaureate degrees as a foundation for advanced preparation and professional development for careers in business and industry, education and human services. The graduate programs achieve this through provision of learner-centered processes which couple professional experiences with advanced knowledge and highly-refined analytic, communicative and functional skills such that their students are capable of performances that characterize the best practices of their profession.