Intercultural Knowledge and Competence (IKC)
GOAL: To identify factors influencing their own cultural, racial ethnic and gender identities and the impact these identities have on their personal decision making and social interaction
as measured by students being able to:
- Identify the processes by which US society has differentiated membership, which may challenge some individuals’ ability to exercise full freedom of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
- Demonstrate the intellectual curiosity and emotional openness to the perspectives of others perceived to be different from themselves.
- Identify barriers to constructive social interaction across diverse groups and to constructively negotiate conflicts for the purpose of working cooperatively and effectively in diverse groups.
- Develop a plan to promote interpersonal connection and active engagement in creating more meaningful personal and professional lives within the broader community.