The General Studies Department supports the University’s goals by providing courses in foreign languages, history, and philosophy. The goal of the courses is to introduce students to the following competencies:
1. Think critically and demonstrate a high level of proficiency in written and oral expression;
2. Possess an appreciation of cultural and spiritual values, creative expression and the history and experience of human society through courses in the humanities, fine arts, and languages; and
3. Reflect upon ethical and spiritual questions related to their intellectual interests, social responsibilities, and personal growth.