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Qualities of a Liberally Educated Person

Cabrini University is part of the international network of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart created by the global vision of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini.

The apostolic priorities of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart include working for peace and justice, working against poverty and oppression, promoting personal and interpersonal growth, and increasing compassionate concern for all human beings.

Based upon the mission of the University, Cabrini provides educational programs that recognize and seek to develop skills and values necessary to support and sustain a mature commitment to these objectives.

A. Cognitive Complexity

  • Demonstrates analytic reasoning and critical thinking
  • Demonstrates creative thinking
  • Demonstrates scientific reasoning
  • Demonstrates quantitative reasoning

B. Effective Communication

  • Demonstrates effective written communication
  • Demonstrates effective mediated communication
  • Demonstrates effective oral presentation skills
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal communication
  • Demonstrates effective small group communication skills

C. Understanding of Self and Beliefs as a Global Citizen

  • Demonstrates sense of self
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cultural diversity and American pluralism
  • Demonstrates ability to interact cross-culturally

D. Propensity for Engaging in Life-Long Learning

  • Demonstrates imagination and creativity
  • Demonstrates curiosity
  • Demonstrates self-direction
  • Demonstrates adaptability

E. Responsibility for Social Justice

  • Demonstrates relevant knowledge
  • Demonstrates relevant values
  • Demonstrates relevant skills

F. Expertise in a Specific Area

  • Demonstrates relevant knowledge
  • Demonstrates relevant values
  • Demonstrates relevant skills