General Education Learning Outcomes

Encourage students to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes required of all educated individuals.

The general education learning outcomes are achieved as a result of successful completion of the general education requirements for any degree program. The outcomes state that upon completion of a degree program, the student should be able to effectively:


  • Communicate information and concepts in oral and written formats.

Critical Thinking

  • Use evidence to develop arguments, make decisions, and evaluate outcomes.

Diverse Perspectives and Cultures

  • Examine diverse perspectives and cultures as they relate to the individual, the community, and the global society.

Information Literacy

  • Apply a variety of credible sources to support a given topic.

Quantitative Reasoning

  • Use quantitative analytical skills to interpret and evaluate problems.

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