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Student Learning - General Education SLOs


CPP's General Education Program is designed to help students to succeed in their chosen field, adapt to a changing workplace, be engaged citizens in their communities, and become lifelong learners. It provides essential skills and knowledge through a framework which enhances students' understanding of basic disciplines and encourages an appreciation of the complexity of all knowledge.

Goals and Measurable Outcomes

  1. Acquire foundational skills and capacities.
    1. Write effectively for various audiences
    2. Speak effectively to various audiences
    3. Find, evaluate, use, and share information effecitvely and ethically.
    4. Construct arguments based on sound evidence and reasoning to support an opinion or conclusion.
    5. Apply and communicate quantitative arguments using equations and graphical representations of data.
  2. Develop an understanding of various branches of knowledge and their interrelationships.
    1. Apply scientific methods and models to draw quantitative and qualitative conclusions about the physical and natural world.
    2. Apply major literacy, philosophical, historical or artistic works and explain their significance in society.
    3. Analyze concepts, research methods, and theories pertaining to the study of culture, economics, history, politics, or society.
    4. Integrate concepts, examples, and theories from more than one discipline to identify problems, construct original ideas, and draw conclusions.
  3. Develop social and global knowledge.
    1. Analyze the historical and development of diverse cultures and the role they play in shaping core institutions and practices of individuals and societies.
    2. Analyze principles, methods, value systems, and ethics of social issues confronting local and global communities.
  4. Develop capacities for continued development and lifelong learning.
    1. Analyze the factors that contribute to individual well-being (such as physical, mental, nutritional, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, financial, social, or environmental
    2. Demonstrate activities, techniques, or behaviors that promote intellectual or cultural growth.
    3. Engage in communities (campus, regional, etc.) or participate in civic activities for the betterment of personal and public life


FinalMapping of GE SLO's to GE SubAreas040215

Program Student Learning Outcomes
Area 1a 1b 1c 1d 1e 2a 2b 2c 2d 3a 3b 4a 4b 4c Total
A1 4 Oral Communication
A2 3 Written Communication
A3 4 Critical Thinking
B1 4 Physical Sciences
B2 4 Life Sciences
B3 5 Laboratory Activity
B4 4 Quantitative Reasoning
B5 7 Science and Technology Synthesis
C1 3 Visual and Performing Arts
C2 5 Philosophy and Civilization
C3 4 Literature and Foreign Languages
C4 7 Arts and Humanities Synthesis
D1 6 US History and American Ideals
D2 6 US Constitution and California Governmnet
D3 6 The Social Sciences
D4 7 Social Sciences Synthesis
E 4 Lifelong Understanding and Self Development
Total 17 7 10 8 5 5 5 3 3 5 4 4 5 2