HNGR Learning Outcomes

As a result of completing the HNGR program at Wheaton College, students will achieve the following learning outcomes:

  1. Understand and explain the multi-level systemic and structural causes of poverty.
  2. Recognize multi-dimensional aspects of poverty as manifested in the interconnected domains of environment, economics, politics, wellness, art, society, culture, and religion.
  3. Appraise and analyze diverse communal, organizational, and institutional responses to human needs.
  4. Practice reciprocal relationships and intercultural humility by working and living in culturally diverse settings and contexts.
  5. Demonstrate skill in field-based, applied, and ethical research or creative projects in partnership with host communities.
  6. Articulate growth in devotion to God and commitment to the church and in the pursuit of loving, just and peaceable service to others.