Program Outcomes

  1. Broad and Specialized Learning—Students are able to…
    • Demonstrate knowledge of specific concepts and terminology in a range of academic disciplines
    • Apply concepts to real life experiences and other contexts
    • Integrate concepts from different fields of study
    • Produce “authentic student performance” appropriate to field
  2. Critical Thinking—Students are able to…
    • Comprehend, interpret and analyze ideas and facts
    • Select an appropriate problem-solving methodology
    • Accurately describe, interpret and evaluate quantitative and/or qualitative evidence, information or experience
    • Examine and recognize relationships between evidence, information, or experiences
    • Draw logical conclusions from credible evidence
  3. Civic and Cultural Engagement—Students are able to…
    • Compare and contrast differences and similarities in human society and experience
    • Analyze connections among global and local communities and environments
    • Operate with respect and sensitivity in a wide range of social and physical environments
    • Examine and respond to multicultural factors and perspectives
    • Take an active role in the community (work, service, co-curricular activities) and examine issues and insights gained
  4. Effective Communication—Students are able to…
    • Demonstrate clear purpose with audience in mind for oral and written communication.
    • Demonstrate effective strategies for delivery and organization of ideas
    • Incorporate and analyze substantive content
    • Use appropriate language, terminology and conventions relevant to the writing assignment, or
    • Use appropriate language, inflection and pacing for an oral assignment
  5. Integrating Technology—Students are able to…
    • Identify and propose solutions for problems using quantitative tools and reasoning
    • Make effective use of information resources and technology
    • Select equipment, tools and resources to produce desired results


For more information, please call Allan Nass at 505-566-3447. Or send an email to