The college is committed to graduating an educated person. The educated graduate of Labouré College is one who has the basis for lifelong learning and civic engagement and one who is prepared to deliver patient-centered care as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
To this end, the general education courses promote learning in broad areas of human knowledge leading to an understanding of historical, social, mathematics and scientific phenomena as well as ethical perspectives. The professionally oriented courses promote learning that emphasizes evidence-based practice, including the latest research and clinical expertise of practitioners, quality improvement approaches, and the use of information technology.
Liberal education concepts and theories found in general education courses, along with professionally oriented courses in a student’s major, support and facilitate the development of skills students need to competently function in life and work. These skills include information literacy, critical thinking, oral and written communication, and interpersonal/team building.