Instiutional-level Common Learning Outcomes (CLOs) are called Shared Performance Expectations (SPEs) at Highland Community College:

 

SPE 1: Be Competent at Your Work 

Know your area of work or study; consistently perform to expectations; use constructive feedback to improve.

SPE 2: Communicate Effectively 

Demonstrate the ability to create and understand messages -- in written, oral, or visual form.

SPE 3: Respect Others 

Show respect for other people and the environment;  be open to perspectives different than your own; treat people and the environment with courtesy.

SPE 4: Make Good Decisions

Apply critical thinking processes -- examine assumptions, gather relevant and reliable data and information; make decisions based on evidence.

SPE 5: Act Responsibly

Within your role at HCC, meet your commitments and be accountable for your own behavior and performance.

SPE 6: Work Effectively on Teams

Contribute productively -- as a leader or a member of a team. 

 

Highland Community College has 5 Gen Ed Divisions. Each Division has identified Gen Ed Division Learning Goals:

 

Humanities and Fine Arts Gen Ed Division Learning Goals

Students who complete a Humanities and Fine Arts General Education requirement course should be able to:

HFA GEDG 1 - Identify Arts and Humanities across geographic locales, cultural movements, and/or historical periods.

HFA GEDG 2 - Evaluate Arts and Humanities across geographic locales, cultural movements, and/or historical periods.

HFA GEDG 3 - Categorize Arts and Humanities across geographic locales, cultural movements, and/or historical periods.

HFA GEDG 4 - Appraise an experience within Arts and Humanities.

 

Mathematics

Students who complete a Mathematics General Education requirement course should be able to:

M GEDG 1 - Perform computational skills.

M GEDG 2 - Solve equations and inequalities.

M GEDG 3 - Graph equations and functions.

M GEDG 4 - Apply modeling concepts.   

 

Natural and Physical Sciences

Students who complete a Natural & Physical Sciences General Education requirement course should be able to:

NPS GEDG 1 - Make observations of natural phenomena and draw conclusions using scientific methods.

NPS GEDG 2 - Explain and apply everyday phenomena in terms of basic scientific concepts.

NPS GEDG 3 - Explain and critique scientific information.

 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Students who complete a Social & Behavioral Science General Education requirement course should be able to:

SBS GEDG 1 - Explain proper uses of data, methodologies, and theories as they pertain to the student’s field of study.

SBS GEDG 2 - Summarize aspects of the history and structure of the student’s field of study.

SBS GEDG 3 - Identify facets of the diversity of the human experience and associated ethical considerations as it applies to the student’s field of study.

 

Written and Oral Communication

Students who complete a Written and Oral Communication General Education requirement course should be able to:

WOC GEDG 1 - Create a writing or speech for a specific purpose and audience.

WOC GEDG 2 - Employ appropriate format for citing and listing sources.

WOC GEDG 3 - Appropriately critique their own and others’ spoken or written work.

 

 

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