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GENERAL EDUCATION LEARNING OUTCOMES
 

Upon completion of the general education requirements, the student will be able to:

  1. Examine social, economic, political, cultural, and scientific phenomena.
  2. Identify problems.
  3. Apply the principles of independent inquiry.
  4. Assess qualitative and quantitative information through inductive and deductive reasoning.
  5. Link theory and research, and formulate generalizations and/or recommendations.
  6. Communicate information and recommendations effectively.

1) Examine social, economic, political, cultural and scientific phenomena:
AUK students and graduates will be keenly aware of their global surroundings and contribute positively to any society in which they live and work. With an increased awareness of their environments enhanced by their intercultural knowledge, they will be able to understand societal interactions, human behavior, and the dynamics of human relationships. This understanding will guide them in making decisions that adhere to universal norms of moral and civic behavior.

2) Identify problems:
AUK students and graduates will be able to pose important intellectual and academic questions in the fields of arts and sciences, a foundational process upon which solutions are developed. They will be able to contribute towards developing a model of a problem-solving intellect at work.

3)Apply the principles of independent inquiry:
AUK students and graduates will be able to harness broad and deep knowledge acquired in discipline-specific and interdisciplinary coursework. This knowledge will encourage engagement in unfettered and unhampered academic inquiry. They will be able to conduct research that aims at answering both the "what" and the "why" questions. They will be able to employ such an understanding in their professional, intellectual, public, and private lives.

4) Assess qualitative and quantitative information through inductive and deductive reasoning:
AUK students and graduates will be able to analyze patterns in any given data. They will be able to logically piece together processes and information. Through critical and analytical methods of inquiry, they will build the foundations for responsible decision-making.

5) Link theory and research, and formulate generalizations and/or recommendations:
Through linking theory and research, AUK students and graduates will be able to arrive at thoughtful generalizations. They will be able to make sound decisions and recommendations. They will be able to develop leadership skills important in recognizing areas of society requiring strengthening, and consequently spearhead societal reform.

6) Communicate information and recommendations effectively:
AUK students and graduates will be able to express a broad range of ideas in a variety of communication platforms in both written and verbal applications. They will be able to critique, defend, argue, and evaluate information in public and private forums to a range of audiences in English and Arabic.


 


  

 
 
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