Graduates of the program will have an ability to:

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and apply principles of data science, computing sciences, and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions in their chosen subject area, including:
  1. Chosen subject area (geography, healthcare, marketing, or social media)(SLO 1.a) to which the following skills will be applied
  2. Computer science principles relating to data representation, retrieval, programming, and analysis (SLO 1.b) and
  3. Mathematical and statistical concepts and models to detect patterns in data, and to draw inferences and conclusions supported by data. (SLO 1.c)
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a data-driven solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline. (SLO 2)
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts. (SLO 3)
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles. (SLO 4)
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s disciplines. (SLO 5)







Graduates of the program will have the ability to:

Demonstrate their knowledge of philosophy in the following manner:

  1. Critically Analyze arguments by means of Symbolic logic. (SLO 1a)
  2. Critically Analyze arguments by means of Inductive logic. (SLO 1b)
  3. Recognizing, constructing, and evaluating arguments in one of the following normative subject: Ethics or Political Philosophy or Environmental Ethics. (SLO 1c)
  4. Recognizing, constructing, and evaluating arguments in the subject of Philosophy of Law. (SLO 1d)
  5. Engaging respectfully with competing views in a manner that sustains discourse and communities. (SLO 1e)
  6. Discerning and assessing the value biases involved in social issues. (SLO 1f)

Demonstrate their knowledge of political science in the following manner:

  1. Evaluate the impact of political decisions or policies on societal peace. (SLO 2a)
  2. Describe how power is used to further policy goals, domestic or international. (SLO 2b)
  3. Describe how government structures and institutions expand or restrict political and civic participation. (SLO 2c)

Demonstrate their knowledge of economics in the following manner:

  1. Use models to describe, explain, and predict economic behavior. (SLO 3a)
  2. Evaluate the welfare implications of existing and proposed public policy. (SLO 3b)
  3. Apply appropriate statistical and mathematical tools to the study and practice of economics. (SLO 3c)

Defend their own interdisciplinary views on some topic involving philosophy, politics and economics by clarifying, developing and formulating arguments to support their own interdisciplinary views. (SLO 4)







Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • SLO 1. Explain the history and philosophy of public health as well as its core values, concepts and functions across the globe and in society.
  • SLO 2. Apply the tools of public health practice to collect, analyze, and incorporate data into evidence-based practice.
  • SLO 3. Apply the tools and concepts of population health to identify and address communities’ health-related needs and concerns.
  • SLO 4. Propose interventions for promoting and protecting health across the life course based on the science of human health and disease.
  • SLO 5. Evaluate the contributions of socioeconomic, behavioral, biological, environmental, and other factors to human health and health disparities.
  • SLO 6. Apply the fundamental concepts and features of project implementation, including planning, assessment and evaluation.
  • SLO 7. Compare the characteristics and organizational structures of the US health system to those in other nations.
  • SLO 8. Apply basic legal, ethical, economic and regulatory concepts to health care and public health policy.
  • SLO 9. Describe the roles, influences and responsibilities of the different agencies and branches of government as they relate to health and health care.
  • SLO 10. Apply written, verbal, and electronic communication at individual and population levels to address public health challenges.