General Education Outcomes - The general education requirements consist of designated courses which, as a total group, focus on emotional, intellectual, physical, and social aspects of learning and development. These courses are intended to provide a base from which a student may function efficiently in a contemporary, multi-cultural environment. Faculty at Rose State College have adopted core proficiencies of the general education curriculum which they have designated as critical to the success of the student.
Outcome 1: Effective Written Communication
Outcome 1: Effective Written Communication includes the ability to compose a quality written document on a collegiate level. This includes the following characteristics:
- Development of a Central Idea
- Sentence Structure
- Grammar and Mechanics
Outcome 2: Quantitative Reasoning
Outcome 2: Quantitative Reasoning refers to the ability to analyze information when presented either numerically, or in formulas, graphs, or tables, and to critically evaluate and interpret that information for solving problems, making predictions, or drawing conclusions.
Students who demonstrate quantitative reasoning skills will be able to:
- Identify relevant mathematical information, and select appropriate methods to answer questions of a numerical nature.
- Express and/or evaluate quantitative relationships using graphs, charts, or formulas.
- Evaluate representations and inferences that are based on quantitative information, and recognize questionable values or assertions.
Outcome 3: Global & Cultural Awareness
Outcome 3: Global & Cultural Awareness stems from a critical analysis of and an engagement with complex, interdependent global and cultural systems and legacies (such as natural, physical, social, economic, and political) and their implications on people’s lives.
Through global and cultural awareness activities, students should:
- Become informed, open-minded, and responsible people who are attentive to diversity across the spectrum of differences;
- Seek to understand how their actions affect both local and global communities;
- Address the world’s most pressing and enduring issues collaboratively and equitably; and
- Work cooperatively with people from populations different than their own.