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General Education Curriculum: General Education discipline-oriented requirements

Discipline course lists, Goals, and Syllabi Charts

Creative Arts Disciplines Gen Ed Student Learning Goal

6 Personal Growth

d. Nurture the capacity for creative and artistic expression

 

Goals Chart for the Syllabus

Complete the chart and place it in your syllabus. 

A downloadable version is below the table.

 

Goal

Activities and Assessments

6 Personal Growth

d. Nurture the capacity for creative and artistic expression

 

 

Computational, Mathematical and Analytical Disciplines

Gen Ed Student Learning Goals

1 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
c. Achieve computational skills and an ability to understand and interpret numerical data

7 Breadth of Knowledge and Integrative Learning
d. Explore connections between classroom knowledge and real-world experiences

 

Goals Chart for the Syllabus:

Complete the chart and place it in your syllabus. 

A downloadable version is below the table.

Goals

Activities and Assessments

1 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
c. Achieve computational skills and an ability to understand and interpret numerical data
 

 

7 Breadth of Knowledge and Integrative Learning
d. Explore connections between classroom knowledge and real-world experiences

 

 

History Discipline Gen Ed Student Learning Goals

2. Communication
b. Understand and interpret written, oral, visual, and aural forms of communication

3. Information Fluency
b. Evaluate sources of information critically to conduct responsible research

4. Global Perspective
a. Recognize the interdependence of peoples and nations, and understand the forces that connect and divide them

 

Goals Chart for the Syllabus

Complete the chart and place it in your syllabus. 

A downloadable version is below the table.

Goals

Activities and Assessments

2 Communication
b. Understand and interpret written, oral, visual, and aural forms of communication

 

3 Information Fluency
b. Evaluate sources of information critically to conduct responsible research

 

4 Global Perspective
a. Recognize the interdependence of peoples and nations, and understand the forces that connect and divide them

 

Here is a Word document with the QHT Goals Chart for insertion in your syllabus.

Individuals, Organizations and Societies Discipline

Gen Ed Student Learning Goals

4 Global Perspective
d. Relate the person to community and the local to the global

 

Goals Chart for the Syllabus

Complete the chart and place it in your syllabus. 

A downloadable version is below the table.

Goals

Activities and Assessments

4 Global Perspective
d. Relate the person to community and the local to the global

 

Literary and Rhetorical Disciplines Gen Ed Student Learning Goals

2 Communication
a. Express concepts and ideas clearly, creatively, and effectively in oral and written forms

4 Global Perspective
c. Understand the relationship between language and culture, and communicate effectively and respectfully across cultural boundaries

Goals Chart for the Syllabus

Complete the chart and place it in your syllabus. 

A downloadable version is below the table.

General Education Goals for Literary and Rhetorical distribution courses:

 

Goals

Activities and Assessments

2 Communication
a. Express concepts and ideas clearly, creatively, and effectively in oral and written forms
 

 

4 Global Perspective
c. Understand the relationship between language and culture, and communicate effectively and respectfully across cultural boundaries
 

 

 

Life Science Disciplines Gen Ed Student Learning Goals

5 Social Responsibility
c. Practice stewardship of self and the environment, and understand the principles of wellness and sustainability

 

Goals Chart for the Syllabus

Complete the chart and place it in your syllabus. 

A downloadable version is below the table.

Goals

Activities and Assessments

5 Social Responsibility

c. Practice stewardship of self and the environment, and understand the principles of wellness and sustainability
 

 

Politics, Global Studies and Economics Gen Ed Student Learning Goals

5 Social Responsibility
d. Develop the traits of good citizenship, and gain knowledge and skills necessary for civic engagement

 

Goals Chart for the Syllabus

Complete the chart and place it in your syllabus. 

A downloadable version is below the table.

Goals

Activities and Assessments

5 Social Responsibility

d. Develop the traits of good citizenship, and gain knowledge and skills necessary for civic engagement

 

Philosophy Discipline Gen Ed Student Learning Goals

2 Communication
a. Express concepts and ideas clearly, creatively, and effectively in oral and written forms

8 Catholic and Benedictine Traditions
a. Understand the Catholic intellectual tradition:  its philosophy, theology, practice, history, and engagement with questions of our time.

 

Goals Chart for the Syllabus

Complete the chart and place it in your syllabus. 

A downloadable version is below the table.

Goals

Activities and Assessments

2 Communication
a. Express concepts and ideas clearly, creatively, and effectively in oral and written forms

 

8 Catholic and Benedictine Traditions
a. Understand the Catholic intellectual tradition:  its philosophy, theology, practice, history, and engagement with questions of our time
 

 

Physical Science Disciplines Gen Ed Student Learning Goals

1 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
b. Identify, study, and solve problems

 

Goals Chart for the Syllabus

Complete the chart and place it in your syllabus. 

A downloadable version is below the table.

Goals

Activities and Assessments

1 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
b. Identify, study, and solve problems
 

 

Religious and Theological Studies Gen Ed Student Learning Goals

5 Social Responsibility
a. Engage ethical problems thoughtfully and actively, and contribute to the work of peace and social justice

8 Catholic and Benedictine Traditions
a. Understand the Catholic intellectual tradition:  its philosophy, theology, practice, history, and engagement with questions of our time
c. Show knowledge of how different religions and philosophies view the human person, spirituality, and the divine

 

Goals Chart for the Syllabus

Complete the chart and place it in your syllabus. 

A downloadable version is below the table.

Goals

Activities and Assessments

5 Social Responsibility

a. Engage ethical problems thoughtfully and actively, and contribute to the work of peace and social justice
 

 

8 Catholic and Benedictine Traditions
a. Understand the Catholic intellectual tradition:  its philosophy, theology, practice, history, and engagement with questions of our time
c. Show knowledge of how different religions and philosophies view the human person, spirituality, and the divine

 

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