Core Curriculum Objectives

To include creative thinking, innovation, inquiry, and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information.

Must be addressed in all core curriculum courses.

Communication Skills

To include effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral and visual communication.

Must be addressed in all core curriculum courses.

Empirical and Quantitative Skills

To include the manipulation and analysis of numerical data or observable facts resulting in informed conclusions.

Must be addressed in all core courses that satisfy the following requirements:

  • Mathematics
  • Life and Physical Sciences
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Component Area Option of Mathematics and Logic

Teamwork

To include the ability to consider different points of view and to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal.

Must be addressed in all core courses that satisfy the following requirements:

  • Life and Physical Sciences
  • Creative Arts
  • Government/Political Science

Personal Responsibility

To include the ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making.

Must be addressed in all core courses that satisfy the following requirements:

  • Communication
  • Language, Philosophy and Culture
  • American History
  • Government/Political Science
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Component Area Option of Oral Communication

Social Responsibility

To include intercultural competence, knowledge of civic responsibility, and the ability to engage effectively in regional, national and global communities.

Must be addressed in all core courses that satisfy the following requirements:

  • Communication
  • Language, Philosophy and Culture
  • Creative Arts
  • American History
  • Government/Political Science
  • Social and Beavioral Sciences
  • Component Area Option of Oral Communication