HUB Capacities

This course fulfills the following capacities, per the BU HUB:

Communication

Writing, Research, and Inquiry (1 unit)

Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to craft responsible, considered, and well-structured written arguments, using media and modes of expression appropriate to the situation.
  2. Students will be able to read with understanding, engagement, appreciation, and critical judgment.
  3. Students will be able to write clearly and coherently in a range of genres and styles, integrating graphic and multimedia elements as appropriate.

Oral and/or Signed Communication (1 unit)

Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to craft and deliver responsible, considered, and well-structured oral and/or signed arguments using media and modes of expression appropriate to the situation.
  2. Students will demonstrate an understanding that oral/signed communication is generally interactive, and they should be able to attend and respond thoughtfully to others.
  3. Students will be able to speak/sign effectively in situations ranging from the formal to the extemporaneous and interact comfortably with diverse audiences.

Intellectual Toolkit

Research and Information Literacy (1 unit)

Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to search for, select, and use a range of publicly available and discipline-specific information sources ethically and strategically to address research questions.
  2. Students will demonstrate understanding of the overall research process and its component parts, and be able to formulate good research questions or hypotheses, gather and analyze information, and critique, interpret, and communicate findings.