Programs & Degrees

University Learning Outcomes

In keeping with its mission, vision and values, Kettering University strives to ensure that graduates of its baccalaureate degree programs achieve core outcomes.

Undergraduate Learning Outcomes

In keeping with its mission, core values, and goals, Kettering University strives to ensure that graduates of its baccalaureate degree programs achieve the following learning outcomes.

1. KNOWLEDGE

Graduating Kettering University students will possess the knowledge of their discipline and be able to work effectively within the larger STEAM context.
  • Students will demonstrate competence in their own fields of study.
  • Students will be able to apply their knowledge/skills across a variety of contexts.

2. REASONING 

Graduating Kettering University students will possess the ability to apply critical thinking and reasoning in a variety of contexts.
  • Students will demonstrate critical thinking and reasoning.
  • Students will be able to apply problem solving techniques successfully while taking into consideration the potential impact of those solutions.

3. COMMUNICATION

Graduating Kettering University students will communicate effectively in a variety of contexts.
  • Students will communicate effectively using a variety of genres and formats.
  • Students will communicate effectively to various audiences.

4. TEAMWORK

Graduating Kettering University students will function effectively within teams.
  • Students will serve effectively as members and/or leaders of teams.
  • Students will foster collaboration within teams.

5. ETHICS

Graduating Kettering University students will demonstrate ethical and socially-conscious behavior.
  • Students will demonstrate professionalism.
  • Students will demonstrate honesty, fairness, and equality.
  • Students will demonstrate socially-conscious decision-making.

Approved by Faculty Senate 8/8/18

Graduate Learning Outcomes

Kettering University strives to ensure that graduates of its graduate degree programs achieve the following outcomes:

  • Communication – demonstrate effective communication to a diverse range of professional audiences
  • Research and analytical skills – demonstrate the ability to collect and synthesize information in ways consistent with the highest professional standards
  • Ethics – develop a framework that recognizes and chooses ethical courses of action
  • Leadership and teamwork – exhibit professional integrity, ethical leadership, and effective collaboration skills
  • Global perspective – contribute to a sustainable world as informed by a global perspective
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset – possess the skills necessary for creative and innovative problem-solving, awareness of customer needs, and opportunity recognition