As a result of completing the Liberal Studies curriculum, an IUP graduate is an informed, empowered, and responsible citizen.
Informed learners understand nature and society through forms of inquiry fundamental to the sciences, the humanities, and the arts. Learners are informed by knowledge and ways of knowing that extend beyond core concepts enabling them to link theory and
Exemplars include, but are not limited to, those dimensions summarized in the table below.
Empowered learners are critical thinkers who demonstrate intellectual agility and creativity and the ability to manage or create change. They are able to derive meaning from experience and observation. They communicate well in diverse settings and employ
various strategies to solve problems. They are empowered through mastery of intellectual and practical skills.
Responsible learners are engaged citizens of a diverse democratic society who have a deep sense of social responsibility and ethical judgment. They are responsible for their personal action and civic values.