Human Sexuality PhD Program Student Learning Outcomes
The following Program Learning Outcomes (PLO’s) represent the skills and knowledge that the student is expected to attain throughout the course of this PhD Program.
Articulate foundational knowledge of Human Sexuality at a professional level in a variety of modes.
Apply theory from a selected concentration in Human Sexuality to contemporary problems in the field.
Apply and combine methods to appropriately address research questions in human sexuality.
Carry out a research project that demonstrates professional theory, methodology, and skill in analysis of data.
Develop the skills to build capacity in individuals and organizations to deal more effectively and respectfully with LGBTQ people and sexual and gender minorities.
Participate in and facilitate respectful dialogue to enhance personal and professional leadership skills in the field of Human Sexuality.
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.
Students will be able to communicate the results of their research to a broad range of audiences.
Students will develop skillsets to be able to teach and train in the human sexuality field to a broad range of audiences.
Students will be able to communicate sensitively with a variety of constituent groups on divers issues of human sexuality.
Integrate feedback from faculty and cohort to improve policy leadership and clinical skills.
Write rigorous self-reflective essays that indicate how and why they are responsive to the needs of delivering care and/or policy analysis.
Write original research and experiential papers that demonstrate the development of deeply reflective skills as practitioners.
Function as competent interdisciplinary scholars.
Initiate and participate in relevant professional dialogues in human sexuality.
Develop skills and obtain practice to design and assess interventions in clinical and organizational settings.