Student Learning Outcomes and Course Criteria

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FOUNDATIONS

 FoundationSLOs

In today's rapidly changing world, a university education must provide students in all majors with the tools to embark on a lifetime of learning. UC Foundations courses assure that students read and write critically; possess basic quantitative reasoning skills; are introduced to concepts of life-long personal responsibility and wellness; and explore how different academic disciplines define and create knowledge.

Discernment and Discourse (DISC)

[associated with DISC 1313 or 2306]

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will state and defend a thesis with adequate attention to analysis and evidence.
  2. Students will demonstrate an understanding of essay and paragraph development and organization.
  3. Students will craft sentences with attention to audience, purpose, and tone, as well as sentence variety and diction.
  4. Students will demonstrate proper use of grammatically and mechanically correct English.
  5. Students will incorporate and document sources correctly and appropriately.

Quantitative Foundation (QF)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to solve problems using algebraic, geometric, calculus, statistical and/or computational methods.
  2. Students will be able to interpret and/or draw inferences from mathematical models, data, graphs or formulas.

Personal Responsibility and Wellness (PRW)

Student Learning Outcomes

PRW I: Choices

  1. Students will be able to identify principles of effective personal financial management.
  2. Students will be able to identify their stressors and effective stress reduction methods.
  3. Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between lifestyle choices and wellness.
  4. Students will be able to identify the value and significance of integrity.
  5. Students will be able to identify academic and personal support services on campus.

PRW II: Physical Fitness

  1. Students will be able to identify and explain the five components of health-related fitness.
  2. Students will be able to develop and implement their personal plan to promote and maintain health-related fitness

Ways of Knowing (KNW)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of more than one disciplinary practice.
  2. Students will be able to explain how bringing more than one practice to an examination of the course topic contributes to knowing about that topic.