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Across the range of disciplines and courses offered, the General Studies Program is designed to develop and demonstrate the following abilities:

  1. the ability to locate and gather information,
  2. the capability for critical thinking, reasoning and analyzing,
  3. effective communication skills including the ability to read, speak and write effectively, using the materials, ideas, and discourse modes of specific academic areas,
  4. an understanding of the experiences and values of groups and cultures which have been historically under-

In addition to the four general objectives noted above, there are specific objectives relevant to each of the major categories within the General Studies Program.

11 May 2006