General Education Learning Outcomes

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

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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:

Communication

Communicate information and concepts in oral and written formats.

  • Status:  The 2018-19 assessment results can be found here.  Improvement Plan to be developed 2019-2020.

Critical Thinking

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

  • Status:  The 2017-18 assessment results can be found here. Improvement Plan created spring 2019.

Diverse Perspectives and Cultures

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

  • Status:  The 2016-2017 assessment results can be found here. Improvement Plan created 2017-18, implemented beginning fall 2018. Follow-up assessment to be conducted 2019-2020.

Information Literacy

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

  • Status:  The 2014-15 assessment results can be found here. Improvement Plan created in spring 2016, implemented beginning fall 2016. Follow-Up assessment conducted in spring 2018; with next full assessment to be conducted in 2019-2020.

Quantitative Reasoning

Use quantitative analytical skills to interpret and evaluate problems.

  • Status:  The 2015-16 assessment results can be found here. Improvement Plan created 2016-17, implemented beginning 2017-18. Follow-up assessment conducted 2018-19; results under review.

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