Student Learning Outcomes for Religious Studies

Religious Studies students at Washburn University, upon completion of the program, will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the subject matter of, and various methods used in, the academic study of religion;
  • Describe the nature and diversity of world religions;
  • Demonstrate competence in a concentrated area of religious studies;
  • Assess various theories, concepts, and materials (e.g., written texts, oral reports, archaeological data) central to the academic study of religion;
  • Conduct and present research in written form;
  • Orally explain and defend positions taken in written research.