Proposed LAC Outcomes

Proposed Outcomes of the SMSU Liberal Arts Core

Upon completion of study at SMSU, students will:

  • Understand the techniques and habits of thought in a variety of academic disciplines, having attained an adequate foundation of knowledge in those disciplines.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Be creative thinkers able to identify, formulate, and solve problems using interdisciplinary perspectives.
  • Be critical thinkers who evaluate information wisely and examine how assumptions and positions are shaped.
  • Understand both physical and social aspects of the world and their place in it.
  • Embrace the similarities among peoples and appreciate the diversity that enriches the human experience.
  • Analyze moral judgments and engage in moral discourse.
  • Practice responsible citizenship in their local and global communities.
  • Continue life-long learning.
  • Integrate mind, body, and spirit, the essential elements of a flourishing life.

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