General Education at Ferris State University

Global Consciousness Outcomes Criteria

Ferris graduates should have increased their ability or capacity to:

  • identify various regions, features or countries other than North America;
  • describe distinctive geographic, economic, cultural, linguistic, or historical features of a region, culture, or society other than North America;
  • articulate geographic, economic, cultural, linguistic and/or historical relationships among diverse nations and peoples;
  • comment accurately about current events in at least one country or region other than North America;
  • describe a method for developing an understanding of geographic, economic, cultural, linguistic, and/or historical contexts of a country or region anywhere in the world;
    And,
  • Ferris graduates should develop a more positive perspective and understanding of the importance of global consciousness.