CAP Overview

What is unique and valued about CAP?

  1. The CAP intentionally sequences courses so that over time students build knowledge of and expertise in understanding, analyzing, and demonstrating the seven central learning goals and outcomes.
  2. The CAP calls on students to integrate what they learn by requiring them to take courses which intentionally cross disciplinary boundaries and incorporate relevant non-classroom experiences.
  3. The CAP emphasizes assessment of student learning to guide continual course improvement.
  4. Students are engaged through application of knowledge in learning centered tasks.
  5. Professional and vocational learning opportunities are expansive and include skills valued by employers: communication, decision-making, and critical thinking.

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