Program Outcomes - General AA Degree

  1. Demonstrate use of a writing process.
  2. Demonstrate a clear sense of purpose, focus, thesis, or design in writing.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to develop an idea with support.
  4. Demonstrate audience awareness in writing.
  5. Demonstrate appropriate methods of integrating and documenting outside sources.
  6. Demonstrate information literacy by finding, evaluating, and selecting relevant and credible sources using a variety of information tools.
  7. Demonstrate clear organization of thoughts in coherent written form.
  8. Demonstrate appropriate choice of format, style, and tone for each particular writing assignment.
  9. Use appropriate mechanics, grammar, and word usage based on the language of instruction.
  10. Improve the ability to evaluate, revise, edit, and proofread individual work and the work of others.
  11. Apply relevant criteria and standards when evaluating information, claims, and arguments.
  12. Use appropriate reasoning to evaluate problems, make decisions, and formulate solutions.
  13. Give reasons for conclusions, assumptions, beliefs, and hypotheses.
  14. Seek out new information to evaluate and re-evaluate conclusions, assumptions, beliefs, and hypotheses.
  15. Exhibit traits evidencing the disposition to reflect, assess, and improve thinking or products of thinking.
  16. Identify and comply with clearly stated expectations, policies, and procedures.
  17. Recognize and accept consequences resulting from a failure to comply with stated expectations, policies, and procedures.
  18. Meet obligations necessary to complete individual and group tasks.
  19. Clearly communicate to affected parties any difficulties that may prevent them from fulfilling obligations.
  20. Demonstrate common courtesies and show respect for the needs, difficulties, and rights of others.
  21. Strive for excellence in contributions, performances, and products.
  22. Complete work independently and appropriately acknowledge the source of ideas and contributions of others.
  23. Evaluate and interpret quantitative and symbolic reasoning information/data.
  24. Recognize which quantitative or symbolic reasoning methods are appropriate for solving a given problem.
  25. Correctly implement the quantitative or symbolic reasoning methods that are appropriate for solving a given problem.
  26. Demonstrate the ability to estimate a solution to a presented problem.
  27. Translate data into various formats such as symbolic language, equations, graphs, and formulas.
  28. Implement calculator/computer technology to solve problems.
  29. Demonstrate logical reasoning skills through formal and informal proofs.
  30. Other program specific outcomes to be defined by the program.