The 21st-Century Literacies (12-26 depending on entering student profile) refer to foundational skills and knowledge that all students need in order to achieve the student learning outcomes associated with the qualities of the liberally educated person.
The five areas covered under 21st-Century Literacies are Information Literacy, Cross-Cultural/Foreign Language Literacy, Quantitative Literacy, Religious Literacy, and Scientific Literacy.
There are a variety of courses by which students can fulfill the Literacies requirement. Students are expected to discuss their selection of Literacies courses with their advisors.
Fulfilled by the successful completion of IST 125
As a result of this course, students will:
The chair of the Romance Languages and Literatures Department determines placement into the appropriate level course by evaluation of some combination of high school/previous college transcripts and Cabrini-administered online placement tests.
Depending on their placement, students may demonstrate foreign language competency in four ways:
Upon completion of this requirement, students will:
The chair of the Mathematics Department determines placement into the appropriate level course by evaluation of some combination of SAT scores, high school/previous college transcripts and Cabrini-administered placement tests. All new students (including transfer students) must take the Cabrini math placement tests to ensure the most appropriate placement.
Depending on their placement, students may demonstrate mathematical competence in four ways:
Fulfilled by successful completing of one course through the College's Religious Studies Department
Fulfilled by successful completion of two science courses with integrated laboratories
*Science majors only will complete 8 credit hours to complete their Science requirement. Elementary Education majors will continue to have a 7-credit requirement as part of their "Super Science" course.