Assessment

Assessment

Goals and Objectives:

Students will learn to:

  • use oral and written communication skills persuasively;
  • develop the capacity to read, integrate, and respond analytically and intuitively to content in various academic disciplines, including humanities, mathematics, social sciences, sciences, and the arts;
  • improve their ability to present ideas publicly and to engage and inform a live audience;
  • draft successful papers in stages, to respond critically and constructively to the work of their fellow students, and to thereby enhance their own writing;
  • effectively use information systems;
  • use appropriate tools (databases, documents, etc.) to critically evaluate important academic issues and interpret these sources for bias and validity;
  • critically evaluate and/or conduct research; and
  • evaluate United States and global cultural and societal issues theoretically and critically.