2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 19, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Studies (A.A.) - J, O


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Program Description

This two-year program exposes students to a range of disciplines and provides a sound educational base for future studies at the bachelor’s or professional level.

Student Learing Outcomes

1. Academic Skills 

Students will be able to: 

  1. Demonstrate information literacy and research skills. 
  2. Demonstrate quantitative reasoning. 
  3. Communicate effectively in oral, written, and visual forms to diverse audiences. 

2. Intellectual Curiosity and Flexibility 

Students will be able to: 

  1. Demonstrate and apply critical thinking in a variety of situations. 
  2. Demonstrate and apply creative thinking in a variety of situations. 
  3. Adapt learning to new situations across disciplines and to the real world. 

3. Individual and Social Responsibility 

Students will be able to: 

  1. Demonstrate ethical reasoning by evaluating personal values, alternative viewpoints, and their potential consequences for individuals and communities. 
  2. Understand and evaluate the civic dimensions of individual and public issues. 
  3. Demonstrate teamwork skills. 
  4. Demonstrate problem-solving skills. 

4. Intercultural and Global Awareness 

Students will be able to: 

  1. Understand and examine social and cultural diversity. 
  2. Understand and apply concepts of sustainability in relation to ecological, human, and economic well-being. 

Core: 40 Credits


Completion of General Education Core Curriculum  for Four-Year Programs.

Elective courses: 20 Credits


Elective courses must be in addition to, and distinct from, the courses included in the General Education Core Curriculum. Courses cannot be counted in both areas.

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