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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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