Learning Outcomes and Category Learning Objectives for Foundational Studies


Learning Outcomes for Foundational Studies

  1. Locate, critically read, and evaluate information to solve problems.

  2. Critically evaluate the ideas of others.

  3. Apply knowledge and skills within and across the fundamental ways of knowing (natural sciences, social and behavioral sciences, arts and humanities, mathematics, and history).

  4. Demonstrate an appreciation of human expression through literature and fine and performing arts.

  5. Demonstrate the skills for effective citizenship and stewardship.

  6. Demonstrate an understanding of diverse cultures within and across societies.

  7. Demonstrate the skills to place their current and local experience in a global, cultural, and historical context.

  8. Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical implications of decisions and actions.

  9. Apply principles of physical and emotional health to wellness.

  10. Express themselves effectively, professionally, and persuasively both orally and in writing.

Learning Objectives and Skill Applied Learning Requirements by Category:

I. Composition
II. Communication
IIIA. Quantitative Literacy
IIIB. Mathematics
IV. Non-Native Language
V. Health and Wellness
VI. Laboratory Science
VII. Social and Behavioral Sciences
VIII. Literary Studies
IX. Fine and Performing Arts
X. Historical Studies
XI. Global Perspectives and Cultural Diversity
XII. Ethics and Social Responsibility
XIII. Upper Division Integrative Electives


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