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What is the Queens Advantage?

General Education is one of the signature experiences of a Queens education.  It is a program that engages all of our undergraduate students. Our general education program was built to provide students with a rich liberal arts experience while facilitating the kind of skill development that is important for post-graduation success. 

What is the mission of the Queens Advantage?

Through an integrative and progressively challenging approach to learning that is grounded in the liberal arts, the General Education program at Queens University of Charlotte cultivates the development of creative, independent thinkers and learners who appreciate diverse perspectives in multiple contexts and who are informed, educated and active members of society.

 

General Education Programmatic Learning Outcomes

The development of these skills is embedded in courses throughout general education at Queens, with particular emphasis in QMP 100 and 200, QEN 101, the learning community courses (QEN's and QLC's), QHW 103, and QCP 410.

Learners will:

1.     Evaluate information and approaches to complex problems.

2.     Integrate learning from multiple contexts.

3.     Demonstrate communication fluency using multiple modes of expression.

4.     Reflect critically on the relationship between global and local contexts.

5.     Evaluate the consequences personal choices have on the well-being of communities.

Additionally, learners will:

6.     Discern the multiple dimensions of self in their QHW course.​