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3.

To gain knowledge of the properties of

the universe for understanding and ap-

plication

—physical

4.

To foster an attitude of intellectual

inquiry and methodology which will ex-

pand one’s view of the universe and the

place of humanity within it

—scientific

method/inquiry

5.

To provide a general knowledge of the

human body and its systems

—biological

VI.

An educated person must be liter-

ate in current and future technolo-

gies

technology/computers/information

applications.

1.

To explore the nature, role, and impact

of technology on the environment and

society—

technology literacy

2.

To develop a working knowledge of

computers and computer programs and

their functions—

computer literacy

3.

To apply current technologies to access

and utilize information—

application of

technology

4.

To develop the skills necessary to locate

and gather information from both print

and non-print resources—

library/infor-

mation literacy

VII.

An educated person must have

a continued commitment to life-long

learning

life-long learning experiences/

skills.

1.

To develop a pattern of intellectual

curiosity and inquiry which promotes

life-long learning—

value of life-long

learning

2.

To nurture and promote the ability to

adapt to an ever-changing society

adapt to the future

3.

To develop an interest in serving the

community

—community service

4.

To encourage development of a working

knowledge of a second language

—com-

munication and understanding

IV.

An educated person must have

an appreciation for and an informed

acquaintance with the arts and hu-

manities. Experiencing the aesthet-

ics of literature, the arts, and history

will provide enrichment in a variety of

diverse fields and life experiences—

aes-

thetic/intellectual experiences

.

1.

To develop a knowledge of and ap-

preciation for human accomplishments

in art, music, literature, and history

appreciation for the arts and humanities

2.

To understand the connectedness and

inter-dependency between events, enti-

ties, and ideas and the large context

in which they exist

i

nter-disciplinary

understanding

3.

To understand literary concepts

presented through literary works in

the humanities, history, and English

understanding literary concepts

4.

To develop a consciousness of his-

tory and an understanding of the

common heritage of Western civiliza-

tion

— understand social, economic,

and political structures

5.

To foster an understanding of the

benefits and responsibilities of living in

a democratic society

—citizenship/lead-

ership

V.

An educated person must have an

informed acquaintance with and an ap-

preciation for science and mathematics

and their contributions to society

mathematics/sciences applications.

1.

To develop a conceptual understanding

of mathematics and a practical knowl-

edge of mathematical application

—nu-

merical

2.

To understand and appreciate the

natural physical environment of the

planet Earth, thus promoting an ethic of

stewardship and ecology

—environment

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