To achieve the Baker College Mission, general education and program coursework provide students an opportunity to demonstrate:
- Academic knowledge and skills in Oral and Written Communication, Quantitative Literacy, Information and Technological Literacy, Scientific Practice, and the concepts and methods within disciplines and career paths.
Which allow graduates to: Express ideas, information, and arguments using the most appropriate methods, resources, reasoning, evidence, and technology. Incorporate a variety of perspectives and contextual knowledge.
- Awareness of self, others, and community in the areas of Intercultural Competence, Inclusion and Equity, Teamwork, Professional and Ethical Behavior, Community Responsibility and Engagement, Civic Knowledge, and Global and Cultural Perspectives.
Which allow graduates to: Participate as responsible members of their professional, civic, and personal groups to address the needs of institutions and communities. Integrate a culturally diverse and globally interdependent frame of reference.
- Application and integration of knowledge through Critical and Creative Thinking, Inquiry and Analysis, Reflection, Synthesis, and Transfer of Learning within and across disciplines and professions.
Which allow graduates to: Cultivate the habit of mind required to ask probing questions, evaluate a wide variety of information, seek information contradictory to current understanding, solve complex problems, present original solutions to address real-world issues, and engage in learning throughout life.