General Education Competencies

Communication:

Competency 1.1  Students will create and deliver coherent, grammatically correct oral presentations.

Competency 1.2  Students will create coherent, grammatically correct written responses to prompts and questions.

 

Quantitative Reasoning:

Competency 2.1  Students will demonstrate the ability to understand quantitative information in graphs and tables.

Competency 2.2  Students will demonstrate the ability to interpret quantitative information and draw appropriate inferences.

Competency 2.3  Students will demonstrate the ability to solve problems using mathematical, scientific, and statistical processes.

Competency 2.4  Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate quantitative information—verbally, graphically, numerically.

 

Critical Thinking:

Competency 3.1  Students will demonstrate the ability to discriminate among degrees of strengths and weaknesses of inferences drawn from data.

Competency 3.2  Students will demonstrate the ability to recognize unstated assumptions or presuppositions in given statements or assertions.

Competency 3.3  Students will demonstrate the ability to weigh evidence and decide if generalizations or conclusions based on given data are warranted.

Competency 3.4  Students will demonstrate the ability to distinguish between pertinent and irrelevant information.

 

Global Awareness:

Competency 4.1  Students will demonstrate knowledge of linguistic and cultural diversity and contributions of diversity to society.

 

Use of Technology:

Competency 5.1  Students will gather and correctly process information through appropriate use of technology.

Competency 5.2  Students will demonstrate the ability to use technologies to communicate information to others.

 

Whole-Person Development:

Competency 6.1  Students will evaluate the importance of physical fitness and its correlation to mental and emotional health.

Competency 6.2  Students will demonstrate leadership skills in classroom and extracurricular activities.