Human Sexuality PhD Program Student Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and Scholarly Works
Student Learning Objectives (SLO): Section 1

SLO 1.1
Articulate foundational knowledge of Human Sexuality at a professional level in a variety of modes.

SLO 1.2
Apply theory from a selected concentration in Human Sexuality to contemporary problems in the field.

SLO 1.3
Apply and combine methods to appropriately address research questions in human sexuality.

SLO 1.4
Carry out a research project that demonstrates professional theory, methodology, and skill in analysis of data.


Professional Development
Student Learning Objectives (SLO): Section 2

SLO 2.1
Develop the skills to build capacity in individuals and organizations to deal more effectively and respectfully with LGBTQ people and sexual and gender minorities.

SLO 2.2
Participate in and facilitate respectful dialogue to enhance personal and professional leadership skills in the field of Human Sexuality.

SLO 2.3
Show proficiency in the practice of critical policy evaluation and policy development or clinical skill sets and best practices involving reproductive health and rights and LGBTQ populations.

Communication
Student Learning Objectives (SLO): Section 3

SLO 3.1
Students will be able to communicate the results of their research to a broad range of audiences.

SLO 3.2
Students will develop skillsets to be able to teach and train in the human sexuality field to a broad range of audiences.

SLO 3.3
Students will be able to communicate sensitively with a variety of constituent groups on divers issues of human sexuality.


Reflective Practitioner
Student Learning Objectives (SLO): Section 4

SLO 4.1
Integrate feedback from faculty and cohort to improve policy leadership and clinical skills.

SLO 4.2
Write rigorous self-reflective essays that indicate how and why they are responsive to the needs of delivering care and/or policy analysis.

SLO 4.3
Write original research and experiential papers that demonstrate the development of deeply reflective skills as practitioners.


Participation
Student Learning Objectives (SLO): Section 5

SLO 5.1
Function as competent interdisciplinary scholars.

SLO 5.2
Initiate and participate in relevant professional dialogues in human sexuality.

SLO 5.3
Develop skills and obtain practice to design and assess interventions in clinical and organizational settings.

CLINICAL PRACTICE CONCENTRATION STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLINICAL PRACTICE STUDENTS)
Cultural Competence
Student Learning Objectives (SLO): Section 6

SLO 6.1
Apply knowledge and skills at a high level with diverse populations.

SLO 6.2
Identify and address areas of sexual prejudice, homophobia, transphobia, bi-phobia, and other issues relevant in the clinical encounter.

SLO 6.3
Integrate clinical practice and theory into the writing of original papers as interdisciplinary scholars in an emergent field.


POLICY CONCENTRATION STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (Sexual Policy Leadership)
Public Advocacy
Student Learning Objectives (SLO): Section 7

SLO 7.1
Influence public awareness around issues of sexual literacy at all levels of policy formation to a diverse audience.

SLO 7.2
Critically synthesize research to inform public policy.

SLO 7.3
Assess interventions in public policy settings and design interventions as appropriate.