Teaching and learning go hand in hand. That is, a teacher is only as effective as students are willing to invest in the learning process.
For this reason, the Liberal Studies faculty expects majors to be actively engaged and invested in their learning as they work to achieve the learning objectives described below.
Learning Outcome #1
Students will be able to identify and explain basic approaches and methods in the humanities, social and natural sciences.
Learning Outcome #2
Students will be able to use an interdisciplinary approach to understand and solve issues or problems.
Learning Outcome #3
Students will be able to think critically, using inquiry, reasoning, and analytical skills.
Learning Outcome #4
Students will be able to write at an academic level.
Learning Outcome #5
Students will be able to identify and explain a need for active civic participation in democracy.
Learning Outcome #6
Students will be able to recognize and explain the importance of and need for advocating for social justice.
Learning Outcome #7
Students will be able to recognize and explain the complex and complicated nature of the human condition (multi-causal/ multi-variable), particularly through multicultural and other socially diverse perspectives.
Learning Outcome #8
Students will be able to express and justify an appreciation for the arts and their role in and contributions to human societies.