PLNU’s Foundational Explorations Learning Outcomes
Context #1: Learning: Informed by Our Faith in Christ
ILO* #1: Students will acquire knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world while developing skills and habits that foster life-long learning.
FELO 1a. Written: Students will be able to effectively express ideas and information to others through written communication.
FELO 1b. Oral: Students will be able to effectively express ideas and information to others through oral communication.
FELO 1c. Information Literacy: Students will be able to access and cite information as well as evaluate the logic, validity, and relevance of information from a variety of sources.
FELO 1d. Critical Thinking: Students will be able to examine, critique and synthesize information in order to arrive at reasoned conclusions.
FELO 1e. Quantitative Reasoning: Students will be able to solve problems that are quantitative in nature.
Context #2: Growing: In a Christ-Centered Faith Community
ILO #2: Students will develop a deeper and more informed understanding of self and others as they negotiate complex environments.
FELO 2a. Students will develop an understanding of self that fosters personal well-being.
FELO 2b. Students will understand and appreciate diverse forms of artistic expression.
FELO 2c. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the complex issues faced by diverse groups in global and/or cross-cultural contexts.
Context #3: Serving: In a Context of Christian Faith
ILO #3: Students will serve locally and/or globally in vocational and social settings.
FELO 3. Students will demonstrate an understanding of Christian Scripture, Tradition, and Ethics, including engagement in acts of devotion and works of mercy.