General Education Student Learning Outcomes

General Education Student Learning Outcomes [Revised May 22, 2012]

  1. Understand and apply methods of inquiry for a variety of disciplines including the scientific method for scientific inquiry and appropriate methods for social and behavior science inquiries.

  2. Note: blends Title V expectations in Natural Science and Social and Behavioral Sciences, yet has in common that there are methods of inquiry unique to different disciplines.

  3. Explain and analyze relationships between science and other human activities.

  4. Apply knowledge of the ways people act and have acted in response to their societies to express an appreciation for how diverse societies and social subgroups operate to understand social dynamics withinhistorical and contemporary communities.

  5. Understand ways in which people throughout the ages and in Western and non-Western cultures have responded to themselves and the worldaround them in artistic and cultural creation; apply this knowledge to makevalue judgments on cultural activities and artistic expressions and demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationship between the creative arts, the humanities and self.

  6. Compose effective written communications and essays withcorrect grammar, spelling, punctuation and appropriate language, style and format utilizing academically accepted means of researching, evaluating anddocumenting sources within written works.

  7. Analyze, evaluate and explain theories, concepts and skills within varied disciplines using inductive and deductive processes and quantitative reasoning and application.

  8. Demonstrate appreciation of themselves as living organisms through their choices for physical health, activities, stress management, relationships to the social and physical environment, and responsible decision-making.

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