Learning Outcomes

Seattle University Undergraduate Psychology students should be able to say:

  • Within Methodological Competency: I can read, understand, and make preliminary evaluations of peer-reviewed articles in the professional literature (i.e., be an educated, critical consumer of psychological information). I am able to construct and successfully carry out a psychological study, and present my research in a formal experimental report, following APA guidelines (i.e., be a competent producer of psychological information).


  • Within Disciplinary Competency: I am able to identify and adopt a disciplinary perspective when it comes to asking questions about human experience. This disciplinary perspective includes, but is not limited to, awareness of multiple perspectives, empathy, ethical awareness, and social justice.


  • Within Theory-Practice Competency: I am able to use theoretical understanding in various practice-based experiences.