Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- write academic essays which exhibit a meaningful purpose and which use the elements of persuasion where appropriate.
- compose an essay or persuasive message with a clear, well-reasoned message.
- construct and deliver a cohesive, cogent argument.
- use equations, theorems, or principles from calculus or statistics to solve applied problems.
- identify cultural and/or historical influences on contemporaneous society that have their roots in art, architecture, literature, oral communications, dance, music, theater, current issues, philosophical, religious, or moral beliefs.
- explain how diversity (individual, cultural, or religious) shapes individuals and/or societies.
- use findings from scientific research or principles to explain ideas about the natural universe, its life forms, or natural phenomena.