GRADUATE OUTCOMES

Common Learning Outcomes

Wartburg College is a learning community built upon an integrative curriculum, a rich variety of learning-focused co-curricular activities, and intentional opportunities for reflection and discussion. 

These outcome statements define the expectations of a Wartburg education and provide the benchmarks against which the College holds itself accountable.

Broad and Integrative Knowledge: Students will demonstrate breadth of knowledge and the ability to make connections across a range of disciplines.

Deep and Distinctive Knowledge: Students will demonstrate depth of knowledge and the ability to use and apply the distinctive methods and forms of inquiry within the disciplinary area of the academic major.

Collaboration: Students will work effectively in collaboration with others, being respectful and civil toward others.

Ethics and Engagement: Students will articulate the ways in which faith and ethics inform their decisions, actions, and engagement as community members.

Communication: Students will communicate effectively and appropriately in writing and speaking.

Cultural Competence: Students will demonstrate the ability to appropriately, respectfully, and effectively communicate and work with people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

INTERNSHIP HIGHLIGHTS

Wartburg students do real work as interns and use what they've learned in the classroom to actively solve important issues. These experiences enrich their education while opening doors to opportunities after graduation. About 40 percent of the class of 2015 completed an internship for credit.

EMPLOYMENT DESTINATION SAMPLES

Aiello Public Relations and Marketing
Bank Iowa
Businesssolver
Cambridge Investment Research
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Circle Computer Resources
Connell Aviation Group
Cottingham & Butler
Deloitte
Dubuque Bank & Trust
E.R.I.C. Family Services, Inc.
Ecolab
ELYON International
Enterprise
Fastenal
Four Oaks/Iowa Kids Net
GEICO

Harmony Music Therapy
Hormel Foods Corporation
IMA Financial Solutions
John Deere
Kansas City Chiefs Football Club
KGRN (Radio)
Kohler Co.
Lutheran Services in Iowa
MassMutual
McGladrey
Mercy Medical Center
Monsanto
Mudd Advertising
Nationwide Insurance
Pella Corporation
People’s Insurance
Relay for Life

Rockwell Collins
Senator Al Franken’s office
Texas Tech University
Toyota Financial Services
Transamerica
Tri-County Child and Family
United States Navy
Valent BioScience
Van Meter 
Veridian Credit Union
Verison Wireless
Vermeer Corporation
Vermont Center on Behavior and Health – University of Vermont
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
Wells Fargo

ALUMNI SATISFACTION

WARTBURG EXPERIENCE PREPARED THEM WELL FOR THEIR CURRENT WORK

DESCRIBE THEIR EDUCATION AT WARTBURG AS GOOD OR EXCELLENT

IF THEY WERE TO DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN, THEY WOULD RE-ENROLL AT WARTBURG