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General Education Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the HCC general education core curriculum should be able to demonstrate: 

1. their ability to think critically

2. their ability to express themselves clearly in written and oral communication

3. their ability to express themselves effectively in quantitative terms

4. their understanding of and appreciation for the value and significance of culture

5. the scientific method of inquiry and the historical and contemporary impact of science on daily life

6. their understanding of global, political, social, economic, and historical perspectives

7. their ability to use technology to access, retrieve, process, and communicate information


Cluster Student Learning Outcomes


Cluster 4: Students will deomonstrate the ability to:


  4.a.  utilize logical reasoning and critical thinking skills in analyzing scientific problems and models.
  4.b. use and understand the scientific method of inquiry.
  4.c. provide examples of how scientific knowledge affects and changes our lives.
  4.d. distinguish between ideas constructed using scientific methodology and ideas with a pseudo-science basis.

-May 2013

Student Learning Outcomes by Program: 

Environmental Science
Veterinary Tech