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Assessment of Academic Programs - Transferable Skills

Transferable Skills

Each graduate program emphasizes program content knowledge, communication skills, and transferable skills.  Transferable skills are skills and abilities students can use for a variety of jobs and industries. 

  • Teaching/Training
  • Mentoring
  • Argument Deconstruction (using the Elements of Thought)
  • Diversity Awareness
  • Ethics – Moral Decision Making/ Moral Reasoning
  • Leadership – Management
  • Awareness of Public Policy – Regulatory Affairs (legal aspects of content area)
  • Entrepreneurship (e.g. patenting, licensing, intellectual property, marketing, sales)
  • Intellectual Traits
  • Wellness (e.g. work-life balance, financial preparedness, stress management, time management)
  • Career Preparedness (e.g. networking, career explorations, interviewing, writing cover letters and resumes, myIDP)

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A

ProgramProgram ContentCommunication SkillsTeaching/ TrainingMentoringArgument DeconstructionDiversity AwarenessEthics-Moral Decision Making/ Moral ReasoningLeadership-Management Awareness of Public Policy-Regulatory AffairsEntrepreneurshipIntellectual TraitsWellnessCareer Preparedness
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (M.S.)XX           
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (Ph.D.)             
Agricultural Education (M.S.)X X          
Animal Science (M.S.)      X      
Animal Science (Ph.D.)XX   XXX  X  
Architecture (M.Arch.)             
Athletic Training (M.S.) X   XX     X

B

ProgramProgram ContentCommunication SkillsTeaching/ TrainingMentoringArgument DeconstructionDiversity AwarenessEthics-Moral Decision Making/ Moral ReasoningLeadership-Management Awareness of Public Policy-Regulatory AffairsEntrepreneurshipIntellectual TraitsWellnessCareer Preparedness
Biochemistry (Ph.D.)XX X X   X   
Biological Sciences (M.S.)XX          X
Biological Sciences (M.S.) - Biology Specialization            X
Biological Sciences (M.S.) - Dairy Science Specialization            X
Biological Sciences (M.S.) - Food Science Specialization            X
Biological Sciences (M.S.) - Microbiology SpecializationXX        X  
Biological Sciences (M.S.) - Natural Resource Management SpecializationXXX          
Biological Sciences (M.S.) - Veterinary Medicine Specialization             
Biological Sciences (Ph.D.)XX          X
Biological Sciences (Ph.D.) - Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering SpecializationXX          X
Biological Sciences (Ph.D.) - Biology SpecializationXX           
Biological Sciences (Ph.D.) - Dairy Science Specialization            X
Biological Sciences (Ph.D.) - Food Science Specialization            X
Biological Sciences (Ph.D.) - Microbiology SpecializationXX        X  
Biological Sciences (Ph.D.) - Molecular Biology SpecializationXX        X  
Biological Sciences (Ph.D.) - Natural Resource Management SpecializationXXX          
Biological Sciences (Ph.D.) - Plant Molecular Biology Specialization            X
Biological Sciences (Ph.D.) - Plant Science Specialization            X
Biological Sciences (Ph.D.) - Veterinary Microbiology Specialization            X
Biological Sciences (Ph.D.) - Veterinary Pathobiology Specialization            X

C

ProgramProgram ContentCommunication SkillsTeaching/ TrainingMentoringArgument DeconstructionDiversity AwarenessEthics-Moral Decision Making/ Moral ReasoningLeadership-Management Awareness of Public Policy-Regulatory AffairsEntrepreneurshipIntellectual TraitsWellnessCareer Preparedness
Chemistry (M.S.)XX X X   X   
Chemistry (M.S.) - Chemical Education SpecializationX X          
Chemistry (Ph.D.)XX X X   X   
Civil Engineering (M.S.)XX    X      
Civil Engineering (Ph.D.) X    X      
Communication and Media Studies (M.A.)XX          X
Computational Science and Statistics (Ph.D.) - Data Science Specialization      X      
Computational Science and Statistics (Ph.D.) - Mathematics Specialization      X      
Computational Science and Statistics (Ph.D.) - Statistics Specialization      X      
Computer Science (M.S.) X    X      
Computer Science (Ph.D.)             
Counseling and Human Resource Development (M.Ed.) - Administration of Student Affairs SpecializationX    XX    XX
Counseling and Human Resource Development (M.S.) - Clinical Mental Health Counseling SpecializationX    XX    X 
Counseling and Human Resource Development (M.S.) - College Counseling Specialization     XX    X 
Counseling and Human Resource Development (M.S.) - Marriage and Family Counseling Specialization     XX      
Counseling and Human Resource Development (M.S.) - Rehabilitation Counseling Specialization     XX      
Counseling and Human Resource Development (M.S.) - School Counseling Specialization     XX      
Curriculum and Instruction (M.Ed.) - Early Childhood Education SpecializationX X          
Curriculum and Instruction (M.Ed.) - Elementary Education Specialization  X          
Curriculum and Instruction (M.Ed.) - Secondary Education Specialization  X          

D

ProgramProgram ContentCommunication SkillsTeaching/ TrainingMentoringArgument DeconstructionDiversity AwarenessEthics-Moral Decision Making/ Moral ReasoningLeadership-Management Awareness of Public Policy-Regulatory AffairsEntrepreneurshipIntellectual TraitsWellnessCareer Preparedness
Data Science (M.S.) X    X      
Dietetics (M.S.)XX        X X

E

ProgramProgram ContentCommunication SkillsTeaching/ TrainingMentoringArgument DeconstructionDiversity AwarenessEthics-Moral Decision Making/ Moral ReasoningLeadership-Management Awareness of Public Policy-Regulatory AffairsEntrepreneurshipIntellectual TraitsWellnessCareer Preparedness
Economics (M.S.)      X      
Educational Administration (M.Ed.)X X          
Electrical Engineering (M.S.)XX           
Electrical Engineering (Ph.D.)XX    X      
Engineering (M.Eng.)       X     
English (M.A.)  X  X       

F

G

ProgramProgram ContentCommunication SkillsTeaching/ TrainingMentoringArgument DeconstructionDiversity AwarenessEthics-Moral Decision Making/ Moral ReasoningLeadership-Management Awareness of Public Policy-Regulatory AffairsEntrepreneurshipIntellectual TraitsWellnessCareer Preparedness
Geography (M.S.)             
Geography (M.S.) - Geographic Information Sciences Specialization X           
Geospatial Science and Engineering (Ph.D.) - Geography Specialization X          X
Geospatial Science and Engineering (Ph.D.) - Remote Sensing Specialization            X

H

ProgramProgram ContentCommunication SkillsTeaching/ TrainingMentoringArgument DeconstructionDiversity AwarenessEthics-Moral Decision Making/ Moral ReasoningLeadership-Management Awareness of Public Policy-Regulatory AffairsEntrepreneurshipIntellectual TraitsWellnessCareer Preparedness
Human Biology (M.S.)             
Human Sciences (M.S.) - Developmental Sciences SpecializationXX   X    X X
Human Sciences (M.S.) - Family and Community Services SpecializationX      X     
Human Sciences (M.S.) - Family and Consumer Sciences Education Specialization            X
Human Sciences (M.S.) - Family Financial Planning Specialization      X      
Human Sciences (M.S.) - Merchandising Specialization    X  X     

I

ProgramProgram ContentCommunication SkillsTeaching/ TrainingMentoringArgument DeconstructionDiversity AwarenessEthics-Moral Decision Making/ Moral ReasoningLeadership-Management Awareness of Public Policy-Regulatory AffairsEntrepreneurshipIntellectual TraitsWellnessCareer Preparedness
Interdisciplinary Studies (M.S.)             

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L

M

ProgramProgram ContentCommunication SkillsTeaching/ TrainingMentoringArgument DeconstructionDiversity AwarenessEthics-Moral Decision Making/ Moral ReasoningLeadership-Management Awareness of Public Policy-Regulatory AffairsEntrepreneurshipIntellectual TraitsWellnessCareer Preparedness
Mass Communication (M.M.C.) X   XX      
Mathematics (M.S.)      X      
Mathematics (M.S.) - Statistics Specialization      X      
Mechanical Engineering (M.S.)XX     X    X
Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D.)             

N

ProgramProgram ContentCommunication SkillsTeaching/ TrainingMentoringArgument DeconstructionDiversity AwarenessEthics-Moral Decision Making/ Moral ReasoningLeadership-Management Awareness of Public Policy-Regulatory AffairsEntrepreneurshipIntellectual TraitsWellnessCareer Preparedness
Nursing (D.N.P.)XX   XXX     
Nursing (D.N.P.) - Family Nurse Practitioner SpecializationXX   XXX     
Nursing (D.N.P.) - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner SpecializationX    XXXX X  
Nursing (M.S.) - Clinical Nurse Leader SpecializationXX   X XX    
Nursing (M.S.) - Family Nurse Practitioner SpecializationXX   X XX    
Nursing (M.S.) - Nurse Administrator SpecializationXX   X XX    
Nursing (M.S.) - Nurse Educator SpecializationXX   X XX    
Nursing (M.S.) - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner SpecializationX    X XX X  
Nursing (Ph.D.) XX  X XX    
Nutrition and Dietetics (M.S.)             
Nutrition and Exercise Sciences (M.S.) - Exercise Science SpecializationX           X
Nutrition and Exercise Sciences (M.S.) - Nutritional Sciences Specialization            X
Nutrition and Exercise Sciences (Ph.D.)  X         X

O

ProgramProgram ContentCommunication SkillsTeaching/ TrainingMentoringArgument DeconstructionDiversity AwarenessEthics-Moral Decision Making/ Moral ReasoningLeadership-Management Awareness of Public Policy-Regulatory AffairsEntrepreneurshipIntellectual TraitsWellnessCareer Preparedness
Operations Management (M.S.) X     X     

P

ProgramProgram ContentCommunication SkillsTeaching/ TrainingMentoringArgument DeconstructionDiversity AwarenessEthics-Moral Decision Making/ Moral ReasoningLeadership-Management Awareness of Public Policy-Regulatory AffairsEntrepreneurshipIntellectual TraitsWellnessCareer Preparedness
Pharmaceutical Sciences (M.S.)             
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Ph.D.)XX    X      
Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)             
Plant Science (M.S.)             
Plant Science (Ph.D.)      X      
Professional Science (M.S.)             
Public Health (M.P.H.)        X    

Q

R

S

ProgramProgram ContentCommunication SkillsTeaching/ TrainingMentoringArgument DeconstructionDiversity AwarenessEthics-Moral Decision Making/ Moral ReasoningLeadership-Management Awareness of Public Policy-Regulatory AffairsEntrepreneurshipIntellectual TraitsWellnessCareer Preparedness
Sociology (M.S.) - Community Development SpecializationXX   X      X
Sport and Recreation Administration (M.S.) X   X X     
Statistics (M.S.)      X      

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U

V

W

ProgramProgram ContentCommunication SkillsTeaching/ TrainingMentoringArgument DeconstructionDiversity AwarenessEthics-Moral Decision Making/ Moral ReasoningLeadership-Management Awareness of Public Policy-Regulatory AffairsEntrepreneurshipIntellectual TraitsWellnessCareer Preparedness
Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences (M.S.) - Fisheries Sciences SpecializationXX           
Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences (M.S.) - Wildlife Sciences SpecializationXX           
Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences (Ph.D.)XX           

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