Course Competencies

Written Communication:
Competency 1.1 Students will create coherent, grammatically correct written responses to  prompts and questions.

Oral Communication:
Competency 2.1.  Students will give meaningful responses to classroom prompts and in presentations.

Reading Skills
Competency 3.1.  Students will read and comprehend appropriately leveled texts.
Competency 3.2.  Students will demonstrate appropriately leveled ability to analyze written texts.

Quantitative Reasoning
Competency 4.1 Students will demonstrate an ability to produce solutions to a variety of mathematical problems, especially those in pre- and intermediate algebra.

Study Skills
Competency 5.1.  Students will demonstrate knowledge of successful study skills through regular attendance, completed assignments, active engagement in class, and utilization of campus academic support.

Critical Thinking
Competency 6.1.  Students will evaluate the logic of strengths and weaknesses of varying points of view.
Competency 6.2.  Students will demonstrate the ability to distinguish between pertinent and irrelevant information.

Use of Technology
Competency 7.1.  Students will gather and correctly process information through appropriate use of technological tools.
Competency 7.2.  Students will demonstrate the ability to use information technologies to communicate information to others.

Academic Preparedness
Competency 8.1 Students will demonstrate an ability to succeed in passing college-level coursework.