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Take individual courses to help you meet your educational and professional goals.
Develop knowledge and skills in four major areas: communications, humanities, natural science and mathematics, and social science.
Within these areas, our general-education courses integrate a broad-based curriculum with focused academic requirements that complement your career aspirations and help enhance your personal effectiveness. Division of Arts and Sciences general-education courses reflect these outcomes:
Develop the skills necessary to communicate ideas effectively in a variety of written, verbal, and visual formats using appropriate tone for the intended audience.
Make connections using multidisciplinary and multi-contextual lenses to address complex ideas and questions.
Demonstrate the ability to engage effectively in a diverse society.
Capella learners will develop an understanding of the ethical dimensions of your personal and professional lives, making sound decisions and taking appropriate actions with an awareness of the rights and well-being of others.
Make personal and professional decisions with respect for human diversity, as well as being socially responsible citizens.
Understand how to develop solutions to complex problems.
Develop the thinking skills necessary to critically evaluate information, integrate differing points of view, and develop a process of reasoning.
Develop the thinking skills necessary to analyze a problem from a new perspective to come to innovative solutions.
Apply basic mathematical skills to interpret quantitative information in a real-world context.
Use research and empirical evidence to further develop questions and propose explanations to problems or scenarios.
Approach lifelong learning with the ability to locate, analyze, and use knowledge and resources appropriately.
All Division of Arts and Sciences individual courses* are offered online and available for degree-seeking and nondegree-seeking students.