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The organization demonstrates that acquisition of a breadth of knowledge and skills and the exercise of intellectual inquiry are integral to its educational programs.

Examples of Evidence

  • The organization integrates general education into all of its undergraduate degree programs through curricular and experiential offerings intentionally created to develop the attitudes and skills requisite for a life of learning in a diverse society.

  • The organization regularly reviews the relationship between its mission and values and the effectiveness of its general education.

  • The organization assesses how effectively its graduate programs establish a knowledge base on which students develop depth of expertise.

  • The organization demonstrates the linkages between curricular and co-curricular activities that support inquiry, practice, creativity, and social responsibility.

  • Learning outcomes demonstrate that graduates have achieved breadth of knowledge and skills and the capacity to exercise intellectual inquiry.

  • Learning outcomes demonstrate effective preparation for continued learning.




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