- Acquire a foundational knowledge of contemporary and
historical social theories and issues along with an understanding of how
critical application of these theories can contribute to an informed
- Demonstrate the ability to apply the logic and methods of
scientific inquiry within linguistic, psychological, social, cultural,
economic, geographic, or political contexts.
- Understand human differences and similarities and how they
are manifest in interaction with social contexts and social processes.
- Be able to identify and apply information about development
processes in the physical, cognitive, language, and social emotional domains
of human growth and development.
- Understand the nature and path of development of
Social-Emotional, Physical, Cognitive, and Language Development in
- Gain an understanding of at least one other culture and
demonstrate the ability to analyze the impact of cultural differences on
operating effectively in that culture.
- Demonstrate awareness of the relative freedom of the
individual in a given society.
- Demonstrate awareness of the citizen's role in an always
evolving, interactive, world of individual rights, governmental
responsibilities and entrepreneurial opportunities.
- Acquire tools to understand and participate constructively
in their family community, country, and/or the world.