QuEST - Qualities Essential for Student Transformation
- Abilities of the liberal arts foster students who discern and communicate effectively.
- Knowledge of the liberal arts promotes students' grasp of the larger picture.
deepen Christian Faith
- Christian faith encourages the development of informed Christian convictions.
- Social responsibility spurs students to know self, know good, do good.
QuEST, general education at Messiah College, encourages the development of knowledge, skills, and attitudes of intellect, character, and faith that Christians use in lives of service, leadership and reconciliation.
QuEST, Messiah College’s general education program, serves as a curricular progression through which students develop skills, abilities and perspectives necessary to become collaborative agents in the contemporary workforce and society. This progression is intended to complement and parallel the academic majors in a way which allows students to respond with maturity to the world’s complexities by raising important questions, exposing students to multiple perspectives and ways of knowing (i.e. arts, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences). In doing so, our curriculum encourages critical thinking and the application of knowledge from diverse disciplines, informed by faith and a sense of purpose, to relevant issues which shape our lives.