|dc.description.abstract||The value of a Creighton education proceeds from its Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission – to educate the whole person, a person committed to the pursuit of truth and service to others.
From the start, our students engage the Jesuit tradition of education, formally announced in 1599 as “Ratio atque Institutio Studiorum Societatis Jesu,” the first organized, universal program
for study at the university level.
Building upon this rich Jesuit heritage from the 16th century and applying it to the 21st century, Creighton University introduced the Ratio Studiorum Program (RSP), or “plan of study,” in 2006 as its orientation/advising program for all incoming students. Centered on a one-semester-hour course, RSP introduces freshmen to the culture of collegiate life at Creighton, its Jesuit heritage, its values, curricula, opportunities and challenges –
all aimed to produce men and women for others, committed to excellence in every endeavor.
Moreover, our first-year students’ college journey begins by
not only encouraging them to grow intellectually, but also to
take an introspective look at “Who Am I?”||en_US