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From 8/24/15
Core Curriculum Requirement
Learning Goal
Criteria

Arts

Students should be able to demonstrate an appreciation for making and regarding art.

Appreciate the process of making art. Conceptualize works of art.

Diversity in the United States

Focusing in a substantive or comparative way on aspects that tend to differentiate groups in American Society.

Demonstrate a substantive understanding of different groups inside the United States. Investigate differences among groups inside the United States.

Foreign Languages

Demonstrate intellectual discipline.

Describe their understanding across cultures.

Demonstrate method and discipline connections. Demonstrate understanding and interpretation of context. Describe cultural interpretation. Describe cultural awareness.

Global Diversity

Focusing on issues that deal entirely or in a comparative way with cultures originating from outside the United States or Western Europe.

Demonstrates a substantive understanding of different groups outside Western Europe and the United States. Investigates differences among groups outside Western Europe and the United States.

Humanities

Describe their view of the human experience.

Articulate a view of the human experience. Confront multiple views of the human experience.

Laboratory Science

Demonstrate scientific literacy (scientific reasoning)

Demonstrate awareness of issues of science as they influence the individual and society

Explain scientific concepts. Complete an experiment. Examine data. Draw conclusions from background information, data, and results. Apply awareness of issues of science as they influence the individual and society.

Mathematics

Demonstrate deductive reasoning skills.

Demonstrate deductive reasoning skills.

Quantitative Analysis

Demonstrate experience with quantitative data.

Explain quantitative information presented in mathematical forms, including equations, graphs, diagrams, tables, or words. Convert information into mathematical forms, including equations, graphs, diagrams, tables, or words. Complete calculations. Draw conclusions based on quantitative analysis of data.

Social Science

Describe the complex relationship of the individual and society

Analyze the complex relationship between the individual and society. Draw conclusions, consider implications and consequences.

Additional areas of the core curriculum are assessed based on recommendations from our accrediting agency in the publication, “Students Learning Assessment: Options and Resources” (Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 2007).

Recommended by MSCHE
Criteria

Critical Analysis and Reasoning

Explain issues/problems that will be considered critically. Use information from sources to investigate a point of view or conclusion. Show awareness of context and assumptions. Take a position (perspective, thesis/ hypothesis). Make conclusions connected to related outcomes (implications and consequences).

Information Literacy/Technological Competency

Recognize technology tools that can facilitate learning, writing and basic understanding of society (TC). Effectively use a spectrum of basic computer technologies (such as, but not limited to, the web, Office software, e-mail, blogging, social media) (TC). Determine and access the tools necessary to find the best information (IL). Use discipline-specific technologies to collect, gather and analyze data (TC). Evaluate and use information critically (IL). Use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose (IL). Use retrieved information in an ethical and responsible way (IL). Recognize and adapt to new technologies they have not yet been confronted with (TC).

From 7/23/15
Core Curriculum Requirement
Learning Goal

Arts

Students should be able to demonstrate an appreciation for making and regarding art.

Diversity in the United States

Focusing in a substantive or comparative way on aspects that tend to differentiate groups in American Society.

Foreign Languages

Demonstrate intellectual discipline.

Describe their understanding across cultures.

Global Diversity

Focusing on issues that deal entirely or in a comparative way with cultures originating from outside the United States or Western Europe.

Humanities

Describe their view of the human experience.

Laboratory Science

Demonstrate scientific literacy (scientific reasoning)

Demonstrate awareness of issues of science as they influence the individual and society

Mathematics

Demonstrate deductive reasoning skills.

Quantitative Analysis

Demonstrate experience with quantitative data.

Social Science

Describe the complex relationship of the individual and society