Having completed Communication Literacy 1 course, you will be
- Evaluate, construct and support arguments.
- Analyze the effects of different audiences, purposes, and
genres on communication practices across media (rhetorical
- Locate, evaluate, synthesize and manage information (text,
visuals, media) effectively and ethically.
- Analyze how information is created, disseminated and used in a
constantly evolving information environment.
- Compose in a variety of academic, professional and civic
- Compose and deliver effective oral presentations.
- Understand, evaluate, and compose effective visual
- Understand and use current digital composition methods.
- Vary appropriately genre conventions for structure,
paragraphing, tone and mechanics.
- Analyze cultural and human differences when communicating.
Having completed Communication Literacy 2, you will be able
- Compose in academic, professional, and/or workplace genres
related to a field of study.
- Apply writing processes common to that field.
- Compose and deliver a professional presentation.
- Describe the conventions of genres within a field.
- Make effective disciplinary and professional arguments.
Having completed the Math and Quantitative Reasoning course,
you will be able to:
- Develop the mathematical and quantitative reasoning skills
required to analyze and interpret data, graphs, and models as they
apply in today’s educated society.
- Synthesize quantitative information from different sources, to
understand the accuracy of the information and the limitations of
conclusions drawn from it.
- Interpret quantitative information and express inferences and
conclusions in writing.
Having completed the Scientific Literacy and Inquiry sequence,
you will be able to:
- Demonstrate detailed knowledge in three domains of the natural
and/or physical sciences.
- Understand and employ the scientific method.
- Analyze how the understanding of scientific phenomena has
changed through time, demonstrate that science is a continuous
process and identify different factors that may contribute to
scientific discoveries while recognizing a path of a scientific
discovery (or a set of discoveries) through history.
- Examine the role science plays in everyday life.
- Identify key ethical issues in scientific research.
- Distinguish scientific information from pseudo-scientific
information, evaluate the role of pseudo-science on public opinion,
and assess the effect of society (or historical pressures) on
- Question specific interpretations of data and debate current
- Utilize the ePortfolio to compile work that demonstrates this
Having completed the Diversity Learning Requirement you will be
- Understand the challenges and possibilities inherent in a
- Think critically, and with an open mind, about controversial
contemporary and historical topics stemming from issues such as
gender, race, class, ethnicity, religion, and disabilities in
- Understand that categories of diversity develop and change over
- Describe how categories of diversity intersect or connect with
each other, creating complex identities and
- Recognize that categories of difference create both
institutional inequalities and advantages.
- Explain how historical contexts (such as Western global
expansion, slavery, capitalism, gender inequality, immigration,
and/or social movements) have shaped contemporary