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  Catholic Studies  
 

 

 

Student Learning Outcomes

 

Successful minors in Catholic Studies will complete their education with:

  • A broad knowledge of the history of Christianity.
  • A broad knowledge of the Christian view of history best explicated by St. Augustine of Hippo, G.K. Chesterton, and Christopher Dawson.
  • A broad knowledge of the distinctive spirit of the Catholic vision and tradition.
  • A broad knowledge of the Catholic theological heritage and worldview.
  • The distinctive hallmarks of the Catholic imagination, particularly in literature.
  • A clear understanding of how faith and reason interact in the Catholic intellectual tradition, and of this tradition’s impact on the development of Western Civilization.
  • Extensive opportunities for spiritual development that provide deep integration of authentic Catholic intellectual understanding and practice of the faith.