Bachelor of Arts - First-Year Seminar : Program Goals

 

Program Goals (Updated: February 2018)

  1. Deep, focused, analytic thinking: thorough, sustained investigation of and reflection upon an individual idea, text, object or experience in all its complexity;
  2. Broad, connective, synthetic thinking: recognizing and developing relationships between and among disparate ideas, texts, objects and/or experiences;
  3. Effective communication of ideas, beliefs, observations, and/or analysis resulting from such focused and connective thinking;
  4. Explicit conversations about and written reflections on learning at the college level.