Institutional Learning Outcomes

 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • Students will analyze, connect, and synthesize ideas in order to creatively solve problems.
  • Students will demonstrate comfort and competence in interpreting and working with numerical data to weigh evidence, support arguments, and solve problems in everyday life situations.
  • Students will explore issues, ideas, artifacts, and events thoroughly and gather evidence from multiple perspectives before forming an opinion or conclusion.

 Communication Skills

  • Students will be able to communicate effectively through reading, writing, speaking and listening.

 Global and Local Perspectives

  • Students will recognize the interdependence of the physical, social, political, and cultural environments in which they live.
  • Students will demonstrate sensitivity, respect, and integrity when interacting with individuals of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and values.

 Technology and Information Skills

  • Students will gain core information literacy skills by critically evaluating information, identifying the most reliable information from a variety of sources, and recognizing the importance of being well-informed and sharing information responsibly.
  • Students will demonstrate skill in the applications and ethical implications of using technology.

 Life and Career Skills

  • Students will engage in self-reflection to cultivate their personal development and emotional, psychological, and physical well-being.
  • Students will engage in, interpret, and appreciate various forms of artistic and creative expression.
  • Students will demonstrate and apply the attitudes, knowledge, ethics, and skills necessary to contribute to professional, civic, and academic communities.