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Institutional Learning Outcomes

the Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs) are a promise to the communities that Cuyamaca College graduates and those transferring to a four-year college or university, will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities contained within all of the ILOs, based on general education and discipline-specific courses. Cuyamaca College students who earn a certificate, or have taken courses for personal educational development, will be expected to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities specified within one or more of the ILOs.

  1. Communication Competency -Students will communicate effectively to different audiences, though various modes of communication.
  2. Information Literacy Students will identify, evaluate, and integrate information effectively in various contexts.
  3. Critical Thinking Competency - Students will analyze situations, evaluate options, and synthesize findings to make well justified decisions.
  4. Cultural Competency - Students will interact effectively with others, talking into account their diverse backgrounds, and work competently in cross-cultural situations.
  5. Academic and Personal Responsibility - Students will set academic goals, use college resources, and have the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve their goals in a timely manner.

Endorsed by Academic Senate February 11, 2016

Approved by Cuyamaca College Council April 12, 2016


Last Updated: 05/18/2018
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