Liberal Arts Integration
A St. Catherine University education gives students at all levels the skills and intellectual flexibility they will need to succeed in the world after graduation. With the liberal arts integrated throughout every program, from associate to graduate level, women and men who graduate from St. Kate’s stand above the crowd.
Leadership and collaboration
The ability to lead and influence for ethical and responsible action and for systemic change; the ability to work well with others, especially in joint intellectual effort.
Ethics and social justice
The ability to apply ethical standards to judge individuals and collective actions; the development of attitudes and behaviors that reflect integrity, honesty, compassion and justice in one’s personal and professional life.
Diversity and global perspectives
The ability to understand and analyze the impact of diversity and systems of power and privilege on the individual and society; the ability to decipher and honor multiple and global perspectives in creating mutual understanding; the ability to imagine and take action towards justice.
Critical and creative inquiry
The ability to gather, analyze and critically evaluate information to develop reasonable arguments, sound judgments and effective solutions. This ability is founded on a broad knowledge of the achievements of human creativity and the variety of disciplinary approaches for exploring truths.
The ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge, values and skills in at least one major field of study and to relate disciplinary approaches to those of other fields.
Effective communication in a variety of modes
The ability to read, write, speak, view and listen effectively; the ability to present information in a clear and engaging manner.
Purposeful life-long learning
The ability to continue personal and professional development based on ongoing self-assessment, feedback from others and new learning.