Co-Curricular Learning Outcomes

Co-curricular learning outcomes are valued outcomes of a Marquette education that are acquired throughout the university experience. Opportunities to develop co-curricular learning are intentionally provided by the Division of Student Affairs and other areas that support the campus learning environment. Annual assessment reports can be found on the Assessment Reports page.



Learning and Development Outcomes

Life Skills

Adaptive behavior that allows individuals to manage the demands of everyday life.

  • Exhibit autonomy through personal responsibility and accountability.
  • Manage time effectively.
  • Employ critical thinking in problem solving.
  • Effectively access and integrate information from diverse sources.
  • Determine career interests and develop career management skills.

Holistic Development

Personal growth in mind, body and spirit that contributes to forming the whole person.

  • Engage in behaviors that promote health and wellness.
  • Acknowledge personal strengths and growth areas.
  • Articulate and scrutinize personal values and beliefs.
  • Use reflective thinking to expand self-knowledge, growth and maturity.
  • Explore issues of life purpose, meaning and faith.
  • Apply unique elements of Ignatian spirituality to personal life.
  • Use self-knowledge for vocational discernment.

Social Development

The ability to form and manage healthy interpersonal relationships.

  • Treat others with respect.
  • Manage and resolve interpersonal conflicts.
  • Communicate effectively in writing, speaking and artistic expression.
  • Work collaboratively with others.
  • Lead others in commitment and action.

Intercultural Development

Skills and characteristics that support understanding and appropriate interaction in a variety of cultural contexts.

  • Articulate insights into own cultural and social identity and biases.
  • Display curiosity about other cultures.
  • Analyze similarities and differences among cultures.
  • Describe the advantages and challenges of a diverse society.
  • Exhibit behavior that is respectful of other cultures.
  • Build relationships with individuals across different cultures.
Social Justice A commitment to service with and for others.
  • Demonstrate a habit of service to the community of which they are a part.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of root causes of social justice issues.
  • Demonstrate empathy and compassion for those they serve.
  • Apply knowledge and experience to addressing issues of social justice, locally and globally.
  • Implement sustainable solutions to address social justice problems in the community.
  • Engage in principled dissent.