SLO #1: Students will be aware of global history and diversity.
Component 1: Possess a fundamental knowledge of human history.
Component 2: Relate the history of scientific discovery to modern scientific developments.
Component 3: Understand how contemporary mathematic disciplines are rooted in human history.
Component 4: Demonstrate knowledge of non-‐U.S. cultures.
SLO #2: Students will develop a sense of responsible citizenship.
Component 1: Understand U.S. history.
Component 2: Understand the U.S. political system.
Component 3: Relate U.S. history and government to contemporary American developments.
SLO #3: Students will communicate effectively.
Component 1: Identify the parts and functions of an effective rhetorical argument.
Component 2: Outline and organize research.
Component 3: Distinguish between formal and informal presentation styles and standards.
Component 4: Speak effectively to an audience.
SLO #4: Students will draw from a variety of disciplines to arrive at coherent, educated opinions.
Component 1: Apply knowledge of science and scientific method to common practical problems.
Component 2: Recognize mathematics as part of culture.
Component 3: Understand relationship between visual and/or performing arts and disciplines outside the arts.
Component 4: Differentiate between different ethical or moral systems.
SLO #5: Students will think critically and analytically.
Component 1: Evaluate language and literature in terms of style, tone, genre, mode, and story elements.
Component 2: Argue a thesis based on critical evaluation of a text or work of art.
Component 3: Accurately assess the credibility, relevance, and accuracy of information sources.
Component 4: Understand the common foundational aspects of mathematics.
SLO #6: Students will engage in effective creative thinking.
Component 1: Collaborate effectively with others in establishing group goals and negotiating roles for accomplishing those goals.
Component 2: Incorporate appropriate modern technology to solve problems.
Component 3: Identify characteristics of creative thinking and creative expression in the visual and performing arts.