Program Learning Outcomes - Pepperdine University - Seaver College

Program Learning Outcomes

A student who graduates with an MA in Religion should be able to:

  • Evaluate the primary literature, critical methodologies, and secondary literature of a specialized field of religious study.
  • Utilize a foreign language relevant to one's chosen field of specialization. 
  • Competently illustrate the influence of other areas in the study of religion on one's chosen field of specialization.
  • Communicate coherently in professionally competent written form (following a standard style guide) and in effective oral form on matters related to one's chosen field of specialization.
  • Complete and defend a thesis documenting proficiency in all the desired outcomes listed above.