Student Learning Outcomes will be assessed in five domains:

Civic & Community Engagement Leadership Development Diversity & Global Consciousness Professional & Administrative Skills Personal Responsibility

1. Civic & Community Engagement

Community-based experiences enrich classroom learning, and academic knowledge and skills strengthen student communities. Those communities may be based on campus or they may extend to a local, national, global, or virtual context. Examples of learning in this domain include:

  • Concern for the social good
  • Knowledge of social and environmental issues
  • Empathy
  • Global citizenship
  • Social and environmental responsibility

2. Leadership Development

Leadership is not a position, but rather is a set of skills that can be developed. As campus and community leaders, UCI students will grapple with complex challenges, show the confidence to address them, and be accountable for their decisions, as they develop:

  • Integrity, Honesty, Compassion, Determination, Understanding of power dynamics, Clarification of personal values, Understanding personal power
  • Skill areas: Critical thinking, Problem-solving skills, Ethical, autonomous, collaborative, and holistic approach to decision-making, ability to envision sustainable solutions, Organization, Risk Management
  • Experience with: Team building, Public speaking, Taking initiative in a group setting

3. Diversity & Global Consciousness

As citizens of an interconnected global community, UCI students will develop an understanding of and engage with a wide range of human diversity. This domain includes but is not limited to:

  • Civility, Multicultural competence, Knowledge of diverse communities/perspective
  • Identify personal values and beliefs, Identity development, Knowledge of own subjectivity/biases
  • Constructively engaging differences, Social justice

4. Administrative & Professional Skills

The development of administrative and professional skills enhances students’ ability to function effectively in the workplace and supports their preparation for career-building after college. Learning in this domain may include:

  • Technological skills, Supervisory skills, Goal setting, Budgeting, Professionalism that is personally, ethically, and economically aware of actions and behaviors
  • Time management, Resource management, Organizing skills, Prioritizing
  • Communication skills

5. Personal Responsibility

Academic success is supported by students’ ability to take increasing responsibility for their behavior and self-care. The transition to adulthood includes a maturing sense of ethics and accountability and the ability to make healthy, responsible and sustainable life choices. Learning in this domain includes:

  • Personal knowledge and identity development, Self-management
  • Taking responsibility for one’s actions, Seeking resources and support when needed, Academic success, Preventive health/Wellness, Self-efficacy
  • Accountability, Personal ethics, Life skills competence, Planning and goal-setting, Self-confidence, Explore new opportunities
  • Self-reflection/awareness, Interpersonal competence, Critical thinking
  • Community impact of personal actions