Learning Outcomes

Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies students should be able to:

Area of Jesuit Catholic Inspiration

  • Demonstrate responsible civic engagement, inspired by the Jesuit Catholic tradition, and demonstrate the values and ideals for maintaining a lifetime commitment to community engagement

Area of Interdisciplinary Scholarship

  • Demonstrate skills of project management, including self-directed research, imaginative problem solving, and awareness of audience expectations
  • Demonstrate interdisciplinarity, the ability to bring two or more disciplines, intellectual approaches, or methods to bear on problems or issues of contemporary concern, expressed through written and oral communication
  • Demonstrate metacognition, the reflective ability to think about thinking, especially with respect to the process of education or to multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary academic work

Area of Education - additional outcomes for IDLS majors with Specialization in Elementary Education (K-8)