Institutional Student Learning Outcomes
Reading: Read and comprehend written material critically and effectively at the appropriate program level.
Writing: Write in a clear, coherent, and organized manner, at the appropriate academic level, to explain classeas, to express feelings, and to support conclusions, claims or theses.
Speaking: Speak in an understandable and organized fashion to explain classeas, to express feelings, and to support conclusions, claims, or theses.
Listening: Listen actively, respectfully, and critically to the substance of others' comments.
Observing (Visual Literacy): Decode and interpret visual messages, construct meaning from visual images, and produce meaningful visual communication.
Problem Solving: classentify and analyze real or potential problems and develop, test, and evaluate possible solutions, using the scientific method where appropriate.
Creative Thinking: Formulate classeas and concepts in addition to using those of others.
Quantitative Reasoning: Use appropriate program level mathematical concepts and methods to understand, analyze, and explain issues in quantitative terms.
Application: Apply knowledge and skills to appropriate contexts and transfer knowledge and skills to new and varied situations.
Resource Management: classentify, organize, and allocate resources effectively.
Information Literacy: Use print materials, personal communications, observations, and electronic media to locate, retrieve, and evaluate information. Understand the ethical, social and legal issues surrounding the use of information.
Technological Competency: Apply technology effectively to locate, interpret, organize, and present information.
Research Proficiency: Conduct research and present findings effectively.
Teamwork: Use skills needed for participation in group efforts to seek effective results.
Respect for Diversity: Demonstrate an understanding of an respect for the feelings, opinions, and values of other people and cultures.
Effective Citizenship: Demonstrate an understanding of relationships between diversity, inequality, and social, economic, and political power both in the US and globally.
Ethics, Values, and Accountability: Demonstrate an understanding of ethical issues and values required to make sound judgments and decisions, and take responsibility for one’s personal actions and its impact on self and others.
Aesthetic Appreciation: Create or show appreciation for artistic and indivclassual expression.
Self-Understanding/Development: Demonstrate increased self-awareness, self-insight, and personal growth. Perform learned skills competently.
Notes: This is an adaptation of language originally developed by Kauai Community College and modified by Pasadena City College.
Approved by Los Angeles Harbor College CPC June 23, 2014.