Academics


General Education 2011-12
CRITICAL ANALYSIS & REASONING 2011-12 The Graduation Standard:

Explain, interpret, analyze and assess in writing selected prose passages to demonstrate the ability to understand successfully the theme, organization, style, evidence and strength of the written arguments presented.

 

The Learning Assessment is recorded in:

ENG 101, English Composition 1

ENG 102, English Composition 2

 

The Artifact is:

The Final Essay (ENG 101)

The Research Paper (ENG 102)

 

DIVERSITY 2011-12 The Graduation Standard:

Demonstrate in a paper or with a project an understanding of the concept of "Diversity," a basic knowledge of the history of America's major cultural groups and an appreciation and respect for diverse perspectives and cultures.

 

The Learning Assessment is recorded in:

HIS 301, Cultural Diversity

 

The Artifact is:

The Research Paper or Project (HIS 301)

 

INFORMATION LITERACY 2011-12 The Graduation Standard:

Identify in a project needed information, access reliable and valid sources of that information, and understand, evaluate and utilize the accessed information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose, while simultaneously demonstrating an understanding of applicable information usage laws, regulations and institutional policies.

 

The Learning Assessment is recorded in:

SCI 103, Information Literacy

 

The Artifacts are:

The Final Project (SCI 103)

 

ORAL COMMUNICATION 2011-12 The Graduation Standard:

Prepare and deliver a well-organized, content-rich and articulate public presentation of several minutes.

 

The Learning Assessment is recorded in:

SPE 101, Fundamentals of Speech

 

or

SPE 231, Public Speaking

 

 

The Artifacts are:

Speech #2 (SPE 101)

 

or

Speech #6 (SPE 231)

 

 

SCIENTIFIC AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING 2011-12 The Graduation Standard:

Adhere in a written test and project to a self-correcting system of inquiry, the Scientific Method, that relies upon empirical evidence and testable hypotheses to describe, understand, predict and control natural phenomena and employ mathematical methods, whether graphical, symbolic or numerical to solve real-world problems.

 

 

The Learning Assessment is recorded in:

PSY 101, General Psychology or

SOC 101, Introduction to Sociology or and MAT ___

 

 

The Artifacts are:

Quiz #1 (PSY 101)

 

or

 

The Final Examination (SOC 101)

 

and

The Project (MAT ___)

 

 

TECHNOLOGICAL COMPETENCY 2011-12 The Graduation Standard:

Demonstrate in a course and/or by experience a basic knowledge and use of information technology.

 

 

The Learning Assessment is recorded in:

SCI 103, Information Literacy or

The Successful Completion of an Online Course or a Computer Class

 

 

The Artifact is:

Successful uploading and submitting of an artifact in electronic form to PASS-PORT (SCI 103). or

The Final Examination or Project (COM 101, ELE 363, or SCI 141)

 

 

VALUES: ART APPRECIATION 2011-12 The Graduation Standard:

Demonstrate on an examination a knowledge of the world's major artists, masterpieces in art, and major periods in art history.

 

 

The Learning Assessment is recorded in:

ART ____, Art History 100/200 Level

 

 

The Artifact is:

Slide Identifications on the Midsemester or Final Examination (ART 100/200)

 

 

VALUES: MUSIC HISTORY 2011-12 The Graduation Standard:

Demonstrate on a final examination a knowledge of the world's major composers, music masterpieces and major periods of music history, particularly in Jazz and Commercial Music.

 

 

The Learning Assessment is recorded in:

MUH ____, Music History 100/200 Level

 

 

The Artifact is:

The Final Examination (MUH 100/200)

 

 

WRITTEN COMPOSITION 2011-12 The Graduation Standard:

State clearly and literally in a portfolio of written works a minimum of spelling, grammar and syntax errors, clearly identified theses, and theses supported by evidence, logic and specific arguments.

 

 

The Learning Assessment is recorded in:

ENG 101, English Composition 1

ENG 102, English Composition 2

___ 300/400, Degree Major Course

One Written Work Selected by the Student

 

 

The Artifacts are:

The Initial Essay (ENG 101)

The Research Paper (ENG 102)

Research Papers/Essays (300/400 Courses in Degree Major)

One Paper/Essay (Submitted by the Student)