Students will be able to understand culture and its histories as a complex, global, shifting arena of human engagement.
Ethical and critical capacity
Students will be able to sort and assess information in its many forms (written, verbal, visual, media based) for weight and validity in order to make appropriate decisions (artistic, civic, personal,) and to bring meaning and dimension to received knowledge.
Fluency in Research Methods
Students will be able to gather information in a variety of ways and choose appropriate methods of interpretation.
Students will understand that knowledge has many sources and forms and will learn how to work across disciplinary boundaries in order to broaden and deepen their perspectives.
Students will learn to establish and experiment with their own voice as well as to test its soundness.