Where the liberal arts meet career preparation
Carroll College offers an education that values an integrated and inclusive view of the person. Combining the needs of today’s students with the deeply rooted intellectual values of Catholic tradition, Carroll students benefit from a holistic broad based liberal arts education. They become computer programmers with excellent written and verbal communication skills. They become healthcare providers with cultural and global awareness that bring the added perspective of the human condition enhancing the care they deliver. They become business leaders with a strong foundation in ethical reasoning and theological literacy.
The 21st-century workforce requires professionals who have expertise in their chosen field, broad-based knowledge across multiple disciplines, a lifelong love of learning and a commitment of service to others
That’s what Carroll’s liberal arts education is all about. Today, opportunities are realized, and challenges are overcome by bringing together diverse professional and personal perspectives. Our core curriculum prepares you to succeed in that world—where the only constant is change, and where your ability to expand your intellectual, personal, and spiritual pursuits will serve you for life.
The Core Curriculum
The Core Curriculum is the foundation of Carroll’s Catholic liberal arts education. It will engage you in a broad spectrum of quantitative, scientific, aesthetic, and humanities disciplines. By drawing connections between these disciplines, the Core strengthens your ability to analyze topics from multiple perspectives and make sound, critical, creative judgments. You’ll learn how to apply the knowledge you’ve gained to make ethical decisions and pursue virtue in your professional and personal life.
The Core Curriculum gives Carroll graduates a strong foundation in:
- Critical and integrative thinking
- Quantitative and scientific analysis
- Oral and written communication
- Theological literacy
- Ethical reasoning
- Intercultural and global understanding