1. Integrate respect and model the important teachings of the Catholic Church.
  2. Impart foundational knowledge of history, geography, government, economics, and the behavioral sciences.
  3. Employ the use of higher levels of cognitive thinking.
  4. Enhance reading, writing, speaking, and historical research skills.
  5. Integrate the tools necessary to learn tolerance and understanding of cultures, theologys, and lifestyles different from our own.
  6. Strive to integrate information and concepts from other disciplines into the teaching of social studies.
  7. Establish an environment which will encourage student involvement and self-expression.