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.