Religious Studies Curriculum Map (9/2012)

Our graduates will …

Goals

… be able to apply a range of skills in the interpretation of biblical and other religious literature.

… understand the fundamental claims and logic of the Christian faith, appreciate the development of Christian theological traditions over time, and be able to think theologically.

… be marked by a passionate commitment to the Christian church and its mission.

Outcomes

… apply a range of recognized skills in the interpretation of biblical and other religious literature.

… reason according to the logic of the Christian faith.

… participate in Christian life and mission with engaged ecclesial commitment.

Where are Outcomes:
I Introduced

RS-001, 010.

Foreign language skills: GRK-001, HB-001

RS-020, 151.

RS-001, 010, 020, 151, 157.

D Developed

RS-101, 102, 106, 107, 108, 110, 111, 113, 114, 116, 124, 154, 155, 158.

Foreign language skills: GRK-002, 101, 102, HB-002.

RS-100, 103, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 125, 126, 127, 129, 130, 131, 133, 137, 138, 139, 142, 150, 151, 152, 157, 158, 159, 163, 165, 190.

RS-100, 103, 113, 127, 159, 160, 165, 190;

BIO-197, HIS-134, IS-190, MU-122, PO-140, SOC-120.

M Mastered

RS-180.

Foreign language skills: GRK-151.

RS-180.

RS-180.

How are they assessed?

Direct: Summative written assignment(s) in RS-180, according to assessment rubric.

 

Indirect: End-term self-assessment according to rubric, and focus group discussion of RS-180 students.

Direct: Summative written assignment(s) in RS-180, according to assessment rubric.

 

Indirect: End-term self-assessment according to rubric, and focus group discussion of RS-180 students.

Direct: Summative written assignment(s) in RS-180, according to assessment rubric.

 

Indirect: End-term self-assessment according to rubric, and focus group discussion of RS-180 students.

Benchmark

90% of students meet the rubric’s “satisfactory” level for hermeneutical competence; 50% meet the “good” level.

90% of students meet the rubric’s “satisfactory” level for theological judgment; 50% meet the “good” level.

90% of students meet the rubric’s “satisfactory” level for ecclesial engagement; 50% meet the “good” level.

Institutional Learning Outcome

… demonstrate literacy in biblical ... Christian faith (Christian Understanding).

… demonstrate literacy in … orthodox Christian faith (Christian Understanding).

… demonstrate faithfulness in Christian service (Christian Practices/Affections).