- Traditional Program
- Liberal Arts
- Liberal Arts Curriculum Through Summer 2010
- Goal 1: Skills
Liberal Arts Studies
Goal I: Skills (7-12 credits)
To assist students in developing foundational knowledge and skills for personal professional growth in communication, critical thinking, group dynamics, technology and mathematics.
- Employs public presentation skills and interviewing techniques.
- Examines presentation styles and receiver interaction.
- Practices the stages of the writing process.
- Utilizes the rules of accepted grammar in writing styles.
- Acquires skills to write a research paper.
- ENG 112 Composition II ** 6& ENG 102 Public Speaking
- ENG 112 Composition II ** 6& CLA 201 Professional Assessment *
- Differentiates among fact, opinion, and assumption.
- Evaluates adequate and accurate evidence.
- Reasons logically, using deduction and induction appropriately.
- Examines implications & consequences of conclusions.
- Formulates alternate solutions.
- PHL 202 Philosophy of Human Conduct ** 3
- Describes consensus-seeking process.
- Practices group problem solving.
- Examines group decision-making process.
- Investigates conflict resolution.
- Identifies group facilitation methods.
- ENG 102 Public Speaking 3
- CLA 200 Liberal Arts Seminar 3
- CLA 201 Professional Assessment * 3
- PSY 489 Seminar Group Dynamics & Interpersonal Skills 2
- Identifies uses of technology in acquisition, processing, and dissemination of information
- Describes societal, individual, communal, and corporate trends in the use of technologies.
- Evaluates impact and ethical consequences of technology on society.
- Utilizes basic technological skills to access and process data for information dissemination.
- CPS 104 Using Information Technology 3
- CPS 120 Fundamentals of Computing 3
- ART 110 Computer Graphics: Drawing and Layout 3
- ART 210 Computer Graphics: Digital Images & Animation 3
- MUS 246 Technology in Music I 1& MUS 247 Technology in Music II 1
The student reads mathematics with understanding and communicates mathematical ideas clearly, including demonstrated competence in calculation, problems solving, inductive and deductive reasoning and use of technological tools.
- "Reads mathematics with understanding and communicates mathematical ideas with clarity and coherence through speaking and writing." CUPM 2004
- Acquires the basic skills of computation, estimation, mathematical modeling and problem solving.
- Uses technological tools for exploring and solving mathematical problems.
- Applies inductive and deductive reasoning in the process of problem solving.
- MTH 110 Mathematical Explorations I 3
- MTH 111 Mathematical Explorations II 3
- MTH 130 Pre-Calculus 3
- MTH 201 Calculus 4
- MTH 206 Applied Finite Mathematics 3
- MTH 271 Probability and Statistics 3