Undergraduate Student Learning Goals
Georgian Court University offers curricular and cocurricular learning experiences designed to help students achieve the university’s Undergraduate Student Learning Goals (USLG):
Goal 1: Foundational Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World
a. Students will demonstrate the ability to apply foundational knowledge in the arts, humanities, languages, mathematics, natural sciences, and social sciences.
Goal 2: Intellectual and Practical Skills
Learning Outcomes: Students will demonstrate competence in
a. Critical and creative thinking, grounded in inquiry, analysis, and synthesis of information
b. Written and oral communication
c. Quantitative literacy
d. Information literacy
e. Teamwork and problem solving
Goal 3: Personal and Social Responsibility
Learning Outcomes: Students will demonstrate
a. Ethical reasoning
b. Global awareness and respect for diverse cultural perspectives
c. Knowledge of the university’s mission and Mercy charism
d. Civic knowledge–local/global
Goal 4: Integrative Learning
a. Students will demonstrate the ability to make connections among courses in multiple disciplines, as well as between their experiences inside and outside the classroom.
Goal 5: Mastery of a Defined Body of Knowledge at a Baccalaureate Level
a. Students will attain their program’s objectives and complete their major requirements.