General Education at Ferris State University

Social Awareness Outcomes Criteria

Students completing the social awareness outcomes should:
  • have increased knowlege of some aspects of human development and behavior, group dynamics, social institutions, social change, and cultural diversity.
  • know several methodologies employed to understand the above.
  • be able to employ such knowledge and methodologies to better understand public issues and to act effectively as a citizen.
  • be able to employ such knowledge and methodologies to enhance their ability to function competently in their profession.
  • be able to employ such knowledge and methodologies to enhance their interpersonal interactions.


There are also specific discipline outcomes criteria for each of the disciplines that satisfy the social awareness requirement.