General Education

On April 4, 2011, the College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Committee approved 5 student learning outcomes to guide curricular and co-curricular decision-making in general education. 

CAS General Education Student Learning Outcomes

Students should:

  1. develop and articulate a Christian way of life and learning that enables virtue, servant leadership, and citizenship in God's kingdom.
  2. demonstrate the intellectual, interpersonal, and practical skills needed to engage diverse perspectives and serve diverse populations effectively.
  3. integrate the logic, methods, and contexts of various modes of inquiry and expression in order to contribute to civil and sacred communities.
  4. communicate effectively in oral and written forms.
  5. use technological and information literacy skills with integrity.

These outcomes support and contribute to the University's World Changing Aims:

Students should:


Contribution to World Changing Aims


 


1. Knowledge


2. Skills


3. Dispositions


1. develop and articulate a Christian way of life and learning that enables virtue, servant leadership, and citizenship in God's kingdom.


a, b, d


a, d, e


a, b, c, e, f, g, h


2. demonstrate the intellectual, interpersonal, and practical skills needed to engage diverse perspectives and serve diverse populations effectively.


b, c, d


b, c, d, e


b, c, d, f, g, h


3. integrate the logic, methods, and contexts of various modes of inquiry and expression in order to contribute to civil and sacred communities.


a, b, c, d


a, b


a, b, d, e, f, g, h


4. communicate effectively in oral and written forms.


b, c


a, c


a, b, e


5. use technological and information literacy skills with integrity.


a, b


a, d


a, b, e


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