General Education Goals

General Education Goals (GEG)

  1. Communication

    Learning Outcome: The ability to use language systems to share meaning.


    1. Report ideas utilizing the written method
    2. Express information orally
    3. Construct messages using electronic media
  2. Critical Thinking

    Learning Outcome: The ability to evaluate and solve problems.


    1. Analyze strengths and weaknesses of conclusions
    2. Analyze information from a variety of sources for application to a situation
    3. Employ problem-solving processes to recommend a quality solution
    4. Evaluate the ethical implications of an action or policy
  3. Information Management

    Learning Outcome: The ability to collect and organize information from various sources.


    1. Locate sources of information
    2. Evaluate information for its currency, utility, validity and accuracy
    3. Organize information in a logical and consistent manner
    4. Present information in a clear and concise manner
  4. Collaboration

    Learning Outcome: The ability to work with others to accomplish a task or create a product.


    1. Work with a team to accomplish a goal or task through coordinated effort or division of labor
    2. Work with others to create a new idea or product
  5. Global Awareness

    Learning Outcome: The ability to understand various perspectives and cultures throughout a global society.


    1. Develop an understanding of how each person's actions relate to events beyond the local community
    2. Compare economic systems, political systems, cultural heritage, religion or ethnic backgrounds
    3. Discover differences that exist among cultural value sets through research or experience
    4. Analyze the role of the United States in the world and its impact