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Philosophy Learning Outcomes


Saint Xavier University is dedicated to providing top-quality education that is intentionally designed to develop your skills and expertise as you prepare for the next step in your education or career. The learning outcomes reflect the specific competencies that you will gain from our Philosophy program and our Religious Studies program, while the curriculum map portrays how these competencies will shape and prepare you for the real world.

Courses taken in fulfillment of the major in Philosophy will be assessed with regards to four learning objectives:

  • Students will recognize historical approaches to traditional philosophical problems
  • Students will demonstrate an ability to analyze and evaluate logical arguments
  • Students will demonstrate an ability to interpret, construct, and evaluate philosophical arguments
  • Students will complete research on a topic of significant philosophical interest