Wilson University Institutional Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate broad integrative knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world.
  2. Demonstrate the knowledge and application of intellectual skills including written and oral communication, critical and creative thinking, information literacy, and quantitative reasoning.
  3. Demonstrate specialized knowledge and competence in major fields of study.
  4. Apply knowledge of diversity and multicultural competencies through service to help transform the lives of people in local and global communities.
  5. Utilize biblical beliefs and Pentecostal values for ethical reasoning and decision making in one’s personal, professional, and civic life.
  6. Cultivate personal spiritual growth through deeper intimacy with Jesus Christ.

Program Outcomes Evaluation Matrix (POEM)

Department of Arts & Sciences

Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students shall be able to:

  1. Written Communication:  Interact effectively by means of written language to achieve a specific purpose (informational, persuasive, or expressive).
  2. Oral Communication:  Interact effectively by means of spoken language to achieve a specific purpose (information, persuasive, or expressive).
  3. Critical Thinking: Apply knowledge, expand understanding, and examine diverse positions and evidence in the pursuit of truth in order to systematically and logically reach conclusions about what to believe or what to do.
  4. Quantitative Reasoning: Interpret and analyze quantitative information in order to solve problems in a variety of settings and to create arguments supported by quantitative evidence.
  5. Information Literacy: Obtain, evaluation, and ethically use information.
  6. Humanities: Interact intelligently with history, literature, fine arts, and human cultures.
  7. Civic Engagement and Global Learning: Exhibit awareness of the cultural and ethnic diversity of the community and engage in community improvement endeavors.
  8. Theological Foundation: Articulate a foundational understanding of the theological principles of the Bible and how they inform Christian ministry.
  9. Values Integration: Incorporate Christian values and ethics into their professions and daily lives.

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Department of Business

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students shall be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of major business theories and concepts across functional areas.
  2. Demonstrate skills in decision making, problem solving, leadership, and fundamental business and management procedures.
  3. Conduct primary and secondary research and apply the results for informed decision making.
  4. Communicate effectively in a business setting.
  5. Demonstrate an awareness of Christian ethics in today’s multicultural, team-oriented, and dynamic environment.

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Department of Human Development

Bachelor of Science in Human Development

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students shall be able to:

  1. Apply a holistic model to promote optimal human development.
  2. Understand physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development across the lifespan.
  3. Critically analyze, assess, and accurately interpret social science research.
  4. Demonstrate professional, ethical, and culturally sensitive standards of conduct reflexive of Christian principles.
  5. Understand and be able to apply key components of cultural diversity within the field of social science.
  6. Apply theory, research, and social science concepts to contemporary problems and real-world situations.
  7. Demonstrate the application of professional skills and knowledge to the specific needs of individuals, families, and groups within educational, organizational, religious, and community settings.

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Department of Ministry

Bachelor of Science in Christian Ministry

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. SCRIPTURE: Demonstrate accurate knowledge of Scripture, a strong exegetical approach to Scripture, and competence in appropriate application of the biblical text.
  2. SERVICE: Demonstrate the capacity to serve contextually the mission of Christ, embracing the concept of servant leadership.
  3. SPIRITUAL FORMATION: Demonstrate increasing awareness of the presence of Christ and an increasing conformity to the character of Christ with a perspective of priesthood of all believers.
  4. SKILLS: Demonstrate fundamental competencies in their chosen area of ministry.

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Master of Arts in Ministry

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. SCRIPTURE: Students will demonstrate proficiency in integrating core areas of Biblical theology with practical ministry and the Pentecostal heritage through sound exegesis, reflective reading, critical thinking, quality academic writing and applied experience.
  2. SERVICE: Students will become well-developed and equipped leaders, reflecting a strong commitment and dedication to serving the body of Christ and its respective communities through effective evangelism, discipleship and various forms of spiritual care.
  3. SPIRITUAL FORMATION: Students will show evidence of growth in and commitment to their own spiritual formation through increased appreciation of and engagement in the disciplines of prayer, Bible study, personal devotion and other activities that encourage spiritual maturation.
  4. SKILLS:  Students will exhibit an advanced level of scholarly competency and will be equipped to function effectively in their chosen field of ministry at differing levels within the church and parachurch organizations.

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