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Converge: 7 University Learning Outcomes

As a Christian Community of Learning, we seek the following university outcomes:

Active Faith

A graduate of Oklahoma Christian University is able to:

  1. Understand the living implications of Christian discipleship and
  2. Demonstrate a mastery of scriptures and doctrine sufficient to support a life of service to the Christian community and the wider society.

Foundational Knowledge 

A graduate of Oklahoma Christian University is able to command a diverse knowledge base and effectively apply it as an educated Christian.

Information Literacy

A graduate of Oklahoma Christian University is able to

  1. Recognize when information is needed, and
  2. Locate, evaluate, and use the needed information effectively and ethically

Structured Reasoning

A graduate of Oklahoma Christian University is able to use the appropriate quantitative and qualitative methodologies to process and organize information into useful forms and models.

Critical and Creative Thinking

A graduate of Oklahoma Christian University is able to reach, accept, or create appropriate conclusions and works after a comprehensive exploration of options, issues, ideas, artifacts, and events.

Effective Communication

A graduate of Oklahoma Christian University is able to use an understanding of how meanings are constructed between people to form relationships and communicate information effectively via oral, written, and interpersonal means.

Personal, Social, and Global Stewardship

A graduate of Oklahoma Christian University is able to:

  1. Demonstrate awareness of the impact the graduate, other individuals, and societies can have on their world, and
  2. Express that awareness with compassion and respect for self and others of similar and different world views and cultures.

These seven university outcomes inform what is done in the Oklahoma Christian University community life, in the majors and in the core. Concerning the core specifically, the faculty recognizes that these outcomes can be accomplished through a variety of courses and experiences. Accordingly, the faculty has designed a tiered, degree-based core curriculum focused on the liberal arts, and based on seven general categories. 

Please see the academic catalog for more details