The institutional academic learning goals articulate the gains in knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values that a student is expected to have achieved as a result of earning a degree at John Carroll University. The learning goals express the essential academic outcomes expected of a JCU student at graduation.

  • Demonstrate an integrative knowledge of human and natural worlds
  • Apply creative and innovative thinking
  • Develop habits of critical analysis and aesthetic appreciation
  • Communicate skillfully in multiple forms of expression
  • Act competently in a global and diverse world
  • Understand and promote social justice
  • Apply a framework for examining ethical dilemmas
  • Employ leadership and collaborative skills
  • Understand the religious dimensions of human experience