Academic Administration

Proposed Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes

University of Minnesota Duluth


Mission (excerpt from UMD mission statement)

At UMD, a firm liberal arts foundation anchors a variety of traditional degree programs, outreach offerings, and selected professional and graduate studies. Active learning through internships, honors programs, research, and community service promotes the development of skills, critical thinking, and maturity sought by society.


Student Learning Goals

UMD promotes six major student learning goals at the undergraduate level:


Student Learning Outcomes

UMD undergraduate graduates will be able to …


Students will receive instruction and practice in these goal areas through the liberal education core, academic majors and minors, and student development programs.  Collectively, these academic and student development programs provide opportunities for students to attain UMD’s learning outcomes.

Program Learning Outcomes

Individual academic and student life programs have specific measurable learning outcomes that align with and contribute to campus learning goals.  Program outcomes state what students will know or be able to do as a result of participation in the program.