College of Arts and Sciences

Program Goals

Liberal Studies Program Goals

The following are program goals for the Liberal Studies program at IPFW:

  • Provide an interdisciplinary understanding of humanistic and scientific disciplines.
  • Provide an understanding and appreciation of approaches to knowledge in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
  • Provide a detailed understanding of topics and issues in the particular disciplines of students' individualized programs.

Liberal Studies Student Achievement Goals

The following are Liberal Studies achievement goals for the Liberal Studies program at IPFW:

  • Offer opportunities for students to acquire analytical thinking and other necessary skills for independent research and writing.
  • Encourage students to challenge and critique various theoretical approaches.

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