The ability to demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of the world: its scientific complexity, its social diversity, and
its artistic variety.
- Articulate their own cultural beliefs and values, acknowledging that culturally grounded assumptions are not universally recognized
- Analyze global economic, social, political, scientific, and environmental issues from multiple perspectives
- Apply the scientific method and/or rational thought to better understand global issues
- Recognize the influence of culturally based assumptions on perception and behavior
- Identify common and dissimilar values and/or patterns in aesthetic expressions such as literature, the visual and performing arts, music, and film
- Recognize that American culture incorporates the heritage of diverse peoples and thereby provides a distinct forum for multicultural understanding