College-Wide Learning Goals

Critical Thinking

Students will comprehensively explore issues, ideas, artifacts, events, and other positions, before accepting or formulating an opinion or


Students will combine or synthesize new ideas, practices, or expertise in original ways that are characterized by innovation, divergent thinking, and risk taking.

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Students will demonstrate self-awareness, understanding of effective group dynamics, and project management skills.

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Students will communicate ideas to audiences in oral, visual, and written forms to establish knowledge, to increase understanding, or to advocate for a particular position.

pdf Communication Rubric (118 KB)

Global Responsibility

Students will (i) employ practices informed by social responsibility across the spectrum of differences and (ii) demonstrate knowledge of and evaluate solutions for, challenges affecting local, regional, and global communities.