Degree Program Objectives
- The graduate will creatively employ ecological psychology processes, skills, and capabilities to ethically resolve complex and contested environmental, social, and economic issues.
- The graduate will implement ecological psychology to reconfigure destructive narratives and practices into relational, ethical, and collaborative solutions.
- The graduate will practice the arts of living a considered, relational, ecopsychological ethos in their personal and professional lives.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Critical Thinking
Synthesizing and evaluating ecological psychology principles, processes, and practices to identify and discern detrimental narratives underpinning a variety of ecological, economic, and social issues.
Evaluating and proficiently communicating synthesized ecological psychology concepts and processes across a variety of formats (written, verbal, graphic) to creatively educate people, organizations, and institutions on ways to reconfigure detrimental narratives and practices.
- Ecological & Civic Literacy
Creating and implementing ecopsychological knowledge, skills, and practices to responsibly participate in civic and communal life with a shared multispecies world.
- Ecopsychological Ethics
Designing and executing informed, collaborative, and just responses to interdependent ecological, social, and economic concerns that promote different ethical narratives and practices for living and dying with a shared multispecies world.
Create and employ ecological psychology processes, knowledge, and capabilities to generate diverse ideas, approaches, and solutions that educate, inspire, and propagate relational and ecosystemic narratives, behavior, and practices.