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B.A. SHS Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes

The quality of our undergraduate program is reflected in part in the most recent data (2020) that 67 percent of Speech and Hearing Sciences (SHS) undergraduate majors were named to the President’s Honor Roll in one or both semesters, 68 percent of seniors graduated with honors, and 100 percent of SHS undergraduate students passed their WSU Writing Portfolio requirements.

  1. Identify needs or issues in clinical service delivery. (WSU Learning Goals: Critical and Creative Thinking and Depth, Breadth, and Integration of Learning)
  2. Identify contextual factors to consider in addressing clinical service delivery needs/issues. (WSU Learning Goal: Scientific Literacy)
  3. Identify and consider various perspectives important to analysis of the needs/issues and underlying assumptions associated with each. (WSU Learning Goals: Scientific Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, and Diversity)
  4. Identify and assess the quality of evidence supporting particular service delivery practices. (WSU Learning Goals: Information Literacy and Quantitative Reasoning)
  5. Identify and assess conclusions, implications, and consequences associated with examination of the needs/issues. (WSU Learning Goals: Critical and Creative Thinking and Depth, Breadth, and Integration of Learning)
  6. Provide informed leadership to achieve desired social outcomes. (WSU Learning Goals: Communication and Depth, Breadth, and Integration of Learning)
  7. Integrate a holistic view of individuals with communication disorders using the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework to promote participation in community.