A broad-based and integrated perspective on the world and human experiences that draws upon knowledge across many disciplines.
The ability to explore controversial or competing ideas from different perspectives.
Breadth of knowledge and the ability to apply content material from different academic disciplines in different situations.
A better understanding of yourself.
The exploration of identity within your culture and broader society.
Societal, civic, and global knowledge.
The understanding of life, the human condition, and the world in which you live.
An awareness of the challenges facing society/humanity and an appreciation of the variety and complexity of circumstances and human responses in different places and times.
An understanding of the seriousness and difficulty of moral and ethical issues, and the necessity of examining them thoughtfully.
An independent and inquiring mind.
The sharpening of your skills of inquiry, research, analysis, and communication.
The ability to be a critical and thoughtful observer.
An increased capacity for reflective judgment.
A capacity and desire for life-long learning.
The habit of questioning, rather than wanting simply answers.
Valuable transferable skills.