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Skills employers want

In today’s fast-paced, ever-changing workplace,  you need to be prepared to hit the ground running upon graduation more than ever before. You will be asked to solve new problems, in jobs that don’t even exist yet. This is why we shape our classroom and hands-on experiences to build skills that will adapt to this constant change.

Artistic Understanding & Practice

Education in and development of artistic discernment and skills, to be used primarily in practical applications (design, performance, presentations, everyday use, etc.). Read more about Artistic Understanding & Practice.


Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in writing, speaking, non-verbals. Read more about Communication.

Creativity & Innovation

Act, think, and generally express yourself in new ways that result in innovation, ideation, and problem-solving. Read more about Creativity & Innovation.

Critical Thinking & Complex Problem Solving

Exercise sound reasoning to analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems. Read more about Critical Thinking & Complex Problem Solving.

Data Analysis, Interpretation & Application

Create and analyze sophisticated arguments supported by evidence and clearly communicate those arguments in a variety of formats. Read more about Data Analysis, Interpretation & Application.

Emotional Intelligence

Understand emotions and regulate emotional knowledge to promote emotional and intellectual growth. Read more about Emotional Intelligence.

Ethical Reasoning & Decision Making

Assess your ethical values and the social context of problems, think about how different ethical perspectives might be applied to ethical dilemmas and consider the ramifications of alternative actions. Read more about Ethical Reasoning & Decision Making.

Faith Integration

Learn how moral and theological beliefs inform behavior, decisions and lifestyle. Read more about Faith Integration. 


Engage the strengths of others to achieve common goals and use interpersonal skills to coach and develop others. Read more about Leadership. 

Teamwork & Collaboration

Work in a team structure, negotiate and manage conflict, and build collaborative relationships. Read more about Teamwork & Collaboration.

Technological Literacy

Engage technologies to solve problems, complete tasks, and accomplish goals. Read more about Technological Literacy.

Valuing Differences

Value, respect, and learn from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and religions with openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity, and the ability to interact respectfully. Read more about Valuing Differences.