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Learning Outcomes Course Examples Course Description

1. Written Communication ENGL 101 Students will build upon the foundational
English Composition I language skills and knowledge that they need to
succeed in their other classes at Purdue and to
prepare for further academic and professional
opportunities. this class will be a bridge to help
students transition to language-intensive
courses at Purdue where you need to read,
write, and speak frequently, including working
groups and teams.
2.Information Literacy ENGL 106 Writing topics will be closely tied to the
First Year Composition courses theme or approach, and may include
personal experiences as well as research-based
arguments. instructors may use planning.
Students will also spend time reading and
discussing writing of their own, their peers, and
professionals. Instructors may select outside
readings related to the theme of the class or
readings that are similar in purpose to the
writing they expect students to do.

3.Oral Communication COM 114 It is the study of communication theories as

Fundamentals of Speech Communication applied to speech, and involves practical
communicative experiences ranging from
interpersonal communication and small group
processes to informative and persuasive
speaking in standard speaker-audience
4.Science PHYS 214 Development of basic concepts and theories in
Nature of Physics physics; a terminal survey course designed for
non-science majors.
5.Science, Technology and Society EAPS 12000 You will enhance your spatial thinking skills,
Introduction to Geography geographic literacy, and understand the
relevance of geographic concepts and how they
relate to our changing world. Geography plays
an important role in our everyday lives, as we
are constantly using geographic concepts and
tools to interpret and process information.
concepts and tools to interpret and process
6.Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning MA 16010 Topics include trigonometric and exponential
Applied Calculus I functions; limits and differentiation, rules of
differentiation, maxima, minima and
optimization; curve sketching, integration, anti-
derivatives, fundamental theorem of calculus.
Properties of definite integrals and numerical
methods. Applications to life, managerial and
social sciences.
7.Human Cultures: Humanities PHIL 11100 This course is an introduction to Western
Ethics ethical theory. Through an examination of
several ethical theories (esp. those of Aristotle,
Kant, and Mill) we will consider some possible
answers to various questions about how we
ought to live: Is there just one way that we
ought to live? Or is everything relative to the
individual and/or her culture? Should human
beings be any more concerned about the wants
and needs of themselves, their family, or their
nation, than they are with the wants and needs
of others? How does one determine what the
best way to live is? These are the sort of
questions that moral philosophers struggle with,
and that we too will learn to struggle with.
8.Human Cultures: Behavioral & Social ECON 251 This is a course in the principles of
Sciences Microeconomics microeconomic theory. In this course, students
study the choices individuals make and the
incentives that influence those choices.
Emphasis is on the incentives that determine
market prices and resource allocation. The role
of public policy in influencing incentives and
efficiency is also addressed.