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Dimensions of a Duquesne Education

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DIMENSIONS

ACADEMIC COMPONENTS

STUDENT LIFE COMPONENTS

Understanding and Knowledge

  • Understand the nature of the human experience through the lens of liberal arts, creative arts and sciences
  • Know essential ideas, skills, and methodologies required by specific disciplines
  • Understand the nature of the human experience through the lens of engagement on campus and in the community
  • Draw parallels between academic knowledge and co-curricular engagement
  • Develop essential ideas, skills and methodologies for life management, civic engagement, and interpersonal effectiveness

Intellectual  Inquiry and Communication

  • Demonstrate effective research and communications skills
  • Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity
  • Exhibit dedication to continuous growth and to excellence
  • Demonstrate effective intrapersonal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills in real world settings
  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity
  • Exhibit dedication to continuous growth and to excellence
  • Participate in campus and community programming which extends learning opportunities

Ethical, Moral, and Spiritual Development

  • Recognize the importance of faith and spiritual values
  • Apply ethical, moral and spiritual principles in making decisions and interacting with others
  • Practice honesty and integrity in personal, academic and professional domains
  • Respect the dignity of all persons
  • Recognize the importance of faith and spiritual values
  • Apply ethical, moral, and spiritual principles in making decisions and interacting with others
  • Practice honesty and integrity in personal, academic, and professional domains
  • Respect the dignity of all persons
  • Actively embrace opportunities to understand social justice and root causes of social concerns

Diversity and Global Mindedness

  • Demonstrate appreciation of diverse cultures, religions, and persons
  • Learn from diverse schools of thought and be open to new ideas and perspectives
  • Appreciate the importance of community in local and global contexts
  • Recognize the individual's potential to effect change in organizations, environments, and society at large
  • Demonstrate appreciation of diverse cultures, religions, and persons
  • Learn from diverse schools of thought and be open to new ideas and perspectives
  • Appreciate the importance of community in local and global contexts
  • Recognize the individual's potential to effect change in organizations, environments, and society at large
  • Cultivate awareness of diversity and also cultural competencies

Leadership and Service

  • Demonstrate the academic and professional expertise needed to be leaders
  • Understand the moral and ethical framework necessary to be a just leader
  • Exhibit leadership and teamwork skills
  • Promote social justice
  • Demonstrate a spirit of service, social responsibility, and personal sense of stewardship for the community
  • Demonstrate leadership in social, service, and community settings
  • Understand the moral and ethical framework necessary to be a just leader
  • Exhibit leadership and teamwork skills
  • Promote social justice
  • Demonstrate a spirit of service, social responsibility, and personal sense of stewardship for the community