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2018-2019

General Education

Linkage between Requirements, Goals, and Outcomes

Middle States 
General Education Requirements

NJCC 
General Education 
Goal Categories

New Jersey Council 
of Community Colleges
General Education Goals 
*

Written and Oral 
Communications


Written and Oral Communication (Communication)

Students will communicate effectively in both speech and writing.

Scientific and 
Quantitative 
Reasoning


Quantitative Knowledge and Skills
(Mathematics)

Students will use appropriate mathematical and statistical concepts and operations to interpret data and to solve problems.

3 
Scientific Knowledge and Reasoning
(Science)

Students will use the scientific method of inquiry, through the acquisition of scientific knowledge.

Technological 
Competency

4 
Technological Competency 
(Technology)

Students will use computer systems or other appropriate forms of technology to achieve educational and personal goals.

Values, Ethics, 
and Diverse 
Perspectives

5 
Society and Human Behavior 
(Social Sciences)

Students will use social science theories and concepts to analyze human behavior and social and political institutions and to act as responsible citizens.

6 
Humanistic Perspective 
(Humanities)

Students will analyze works in the field of art, music, or theater; literature; and philosophy and/or religious studies; and will gain competence in the use of a foreign language.

7 
Historical Perspective 
(History)

Students will understand historical events and movements in World, Western, non-Western, or American societies and assess their subsequent significance.

8 
Global and Cultural Awareness 
(Diversity)

Students will understand the importance of a global perspective and culturally diverse peoples.

9 
Ethical Reasoning and Action 
(Integrated Course Goal)

Students will understand ethical issues and situations.

Critical Analysis 
and Reasoning *

10

Information Literacy 
(Integrated Course Goal)

Students will address an information need by locating, evaluating, and effectively using information.