Institutional Educational Goals
Trevecca Nazarene University seeks to develop a graduate who:
- Has a character capable of leadership and service shaped by the habits and practices of the Christian tradition.
- Has developed the capacity for disciplined reflection on the faith through the ministry of the Church and exposure to the parameters of the Christian faith, especially as it is engendered in the Wesleyan-holiness tradition.
- Understands the literary, artistic, mathematical, and scientific contributions along with the persons, events, and ideas, which have given shape to civilization.
- Has developed an appreciation for the diversity of insight and perspective evident in the global community.
- Can write, speak, and use appropriate technologies in order to learn and communicate at a level consistent with an academic community.
- Has the critical thinking skills and commitment to learning which will foster a lifetime of intellectual growth.
- Sees life in its cognitive and affective; personal and relational; intellectual and spiritual; emotional, physiological, and physical dimensions in a way that engenders wholeness.
- Has developed essential skills through practicums, internships, and other educational experiences in the larger community, which will enable him/her to become a productive influence in society.
- Demonstrates competence in at least one academic discipline commensurate with the professional and degree standards.
The student learning outcomes listed in each academic area are derived from or are in harmony with these institutional goals.