Undergraduate Catalog

Student Learning Outcomes

Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World

Demonstrated through study in the sciences and mathematics, social sciences, humanities, histories, a second language, and the arts. Focused by engagement with big questions, both contemporary and enduring, and animated by the diverse elements of the Catholic intellectual tradition.

Intellectual and Practical Skills Including:

  • Inquiry and analysis
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Written, oral, and visual communication
  • Quantitative literacy
  • Aesthetic literacy
  • Information literacy
  • Teamwork and problem solving

Practiced extensively, across the curriculum, in the context of progressively more challenging problems, projects, and standards for performance.

Personal and Social Responsibility Including:

  • Civic knowledge and engagement—local and global
  • Intercultural and interfaith knowledge and competence for global citizenship.
  • Ethical reasoning and spiritual values that recognize social inequity and that seek justice and the common good.
  • Foundations and skills for lifelong learning and service.

Anchored in both in-class learning and active involvement with diverse communities and real-world challenges.

Integrative and Applied Learning Including:

  • Synthesis and advanced accomplishment across general and specialized studies.

Demonstrated through the application of knowledge, skills, and responsibilities to new settings and complex problems.