Goodwin College Undergraduate Program Level Outcomes

Upon degree completion, graduates of our programs will be able to...

Engineering Technology

  • Demonstrate an appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of their discipline
  • Apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering and technology
  • Conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve process
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply creativity in the design of systems, components or processes appropriate to program objectives
  • Function effectively on teams
  • Identify, analyze and solve technical problems
  • Communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, lifelong learning
  • Understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities
  • Illustrate a respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal, and global issues
  • Demonstrate a commitment to quality, timeliness and continuous improvement

Computing and Security Technology (CST) Program

  • Use creativity and innovation to design and implement successful solutions to existing problems within the IT field
  • Demonstrate proficiency in identifying terms, roles and associations between all components within a computing machine
  • Demonstrate an understanding of programming, web development and databases and how they relate to computer security
  • Understand the professional, ethical, legal and social responsibilities within the industry
  • Display a thorough understanding of various operating systems and architecture
  • Apply basic and complex computing technology skills to identifying and developing practical solutions to real world problems within the industry
  • Collaborate within teams to reach a common purpose
  • Demonstrate the ability to examine and defend against malicious software and attacks
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the necessity of lifelong learning
  • Possess the knowledge and skills to pursue various certifications within the industry
  • Communicate successfully in personal and professional circles

Construction Management, B.S.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of relevant subject matter described in the ACCE guidelines
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities through experiential learning
  • Apply various techniques and methods to efficiently and effectively plan and control construction projects
  • Understand the value of and apply sustainable building practices to optimize use of available resources
  • Facilitate communications, teamwork, and creativity to solve complex design and construction problems
  • Document and demonstrate significant construction industry field experience
  • Integrate ethical decision-making into the construction industry
  • Serve as dedicated alumni to mentor and enrich matriculating students in the program

Culinary Science, B.S.

  • Demonstrate an operational understanding of a range of basic to advanced food service and culinary principles to operate successfully and profitably in the food industry
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills for active and integrated learning
  • Apply principles from the various facets of culinary science and related disciplines to solve practical, real world problems
  • Develop skills for integration of formal, non-formal and informal education so as to create ability for continuous lifelong development of quality of life
  • Apply knowledge, skills, attitudes and ethics necessary to begin or to grow professionally in a global marketplace

Culinary Arts, B.S.

  • Develop culinary and professional skills to be effective in commercial and academic environments
  • Develop a capacity for aesthetic expression and appreciation of global cuisines
  • Develop skills to think critically, independently and creatively to successfully solve complex problems in culinary arts
  • Become a self-directed lifelong learner
  • Foster strong work ethics and teamwork skills appropriate for a diverse business environment in Culinary Arts

Hospitality Management, B.S.

  • Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of hospitality management theory and applied topics
  • Develop high order skills in analysis, critical evaluation and/or professional application in hospitality through the planning and execution of project work, scholarship or research
  • Apply creativity and flexibility in the application of knowledge and skills gained in hospitality to new situations
  • Develop the ability to solve complex problems in hospitality and think rigorously and independently

General Studies, B.S.

(Housed in Multi-Disciplinary and Emerging Programs)

  • Demonstrate written and oral communication skills
  • Acquire a foundation in applied mathematics
  • Develop competence in modern computing
  • Demonstrate research, evaluation, and presentation skills
  • Debate and practice ethical and responsible citizenship

General Studies Concentration-Specific Outcomes

  • Individualized Studies. Create a personalized program of study focusing on an area of specialization of the student’s choosing and culminating in a research project.
  • Liberal Studies. Create a personalized program of study exploring a broad range of humanities and social science subjects, focusing on an area of concentration in humanities or social science, and culminating in a research project.
  • Physical Science. Create a personalized program of study building on a strong foundation in biology, chemistry, and physics by exploring a range of upper-level science electives of the student’s choosing, and culminating in a research project.

Communications and Applied Technology (CAT)

(Housed in Multi-Disciplinary and Emerging Programs)

  • Select and implement communication tools in a technologically advanced professional environment.
  • Demonstrate written, oral, interpersonal, electronic and visual communication skills in a variety of organizational settings.
  • Employ creative and critical thinking skills in a range of professional environments.
  • Develop communication and technology-based projects in a range of professional environments.
  • Manage communication and technology-based projects in a range of professional environments.
  • Discern and apply professional and ethical responsibilities associated with the use of technology in a professional environment.

Property Management, B.S

(Housed in Multi-Disciplinary and Emerging Programs)

  • Apply theoretical concepts and industry best practices to solve property management challenges
  • Design and execute innovative management plans that achieve the property owner’s real estate investment goals and objectives, consistent with applicable laws and professional standards of conduct
  • Utilize current and emerging technology to administer marketing, leasing, maintenance and financial operations
  • Communicate clearly and concisely with a variety of stakeholders in oral, written, and graphical form
  • Devise innovative, value-added management services to enhance net operating income and return on investment
  • Address professional dilemmas and challenges in an ethical, environmentally responsible and socially accountable manner

Professional Studies, B.S.

(Housed in Multi-Disciplinary and Emerging Programs)

  • Demonstrate mastery of creative and critical thinking principles to develop solutions to professional problems, individual team-based, organizational or virtual organizations
  • Become conversant with selected modern technologies in the workplace
  • Demonstrate understanding of the role of interpersonal communication in   current professional and personal application
  • Develop creative leadership skills and leadership potential
  • Demonstrate mastery of theoretical and applied lifelong learning principles
  • Demonstrate mastery of research skills 

Sport Management, B.S.

  • Demonstrate an understanding that sport is a microcosm of society influences by cultural traditions, social values and psycho-social experiences – and that sport managers are immersed in the socio-cultural milieu with sport as the focus
  • Apply concepts of management and leadership by describing the various skills, roles, and functions of sport managers – and concepts of leadership theory/practices related to sport managerial responsibilities
  • Articulate moral issues related to sport in its intrinsic and extrinsic dimensions – and develop a personal philosophy regarding social responsibility in the sport management setting
  • Apply fundamental marketing concepts to the sport industry – and understand the unique sport product and consumer markets
  • Demonstrate an understanding the principles of interpersonal and mass communications and understand interaction with internal and external sport publics
  • Understand budget/finance as a critical component of all sport industries – and analyze financial control methods and principles
  • Articulate legal concepts in areas that they are most likely to encounter within the sport management environment
  • Apply sport economic principles as they fit into the national economy – and understand that sport economics are shaped by external influences
  • Identify the various agencies that govern sport and identify their authority, organizational structure and functions
  • Understand how to access, critique and evaluate academic research in the sport management field and be able to integrate it into their profession