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2023 - 2025 Voorhees University Catalog 
2023 - 2025 Voorhees University Catalog

General Education Curriculum (GER) Student Learning Outcomes (Fall 2017)

This General Education 44-hour curriculum is applicable to students entering the college fall 2017

Analysis and Communication

(Reading, Written Communication, Oral Communication, Information Literacy)

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will extract and construct meaning through interaction and involvement with written language.
  • Students will clearly express ideas in appropriate academic language, demonstrating reasoning, an understanding of the audience, context, and the mechanics of academic writing in an organized, clear, and coherent manner.
  • Students will use research strategies to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively and responsibly use and share information.
  • Students will systematically analyze complex real-world topics or issues.
  • Students will develop and deliver purposeful presentations designed to increase knowledge, to
  • foster understanding, or to promote change in the listeners’ attitudes, values, beliefs, or behaviors.

Quantitative Literacy

(Understanding mathematical processes and their applications)

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will reason and solve quantitative problems from a wide array of everyday life situations
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to interpret, analyze, and convey quantitative evidence in a variety of formats (using words, tables, graphs, mathematical equations, etc.).

Natural Sciences

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will collect scientific data, evaluate, and draw conclusions about given problems using the scientific method.

Health and Wellness

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will apply life-long skills to improve mental and physical wellbeing.

Global and Intercultural Learning

(Historical, Religious, Artistic and Political Learning and Languages)

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will apply global and intercultural perspectives in the analysis of historical and cultural events and theoretical frameworks.

Personal and Career Development

(Collegiate Success Skills, Personal Awareness, and Career Exploration)

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will increase self-awareness and develop skills critical for collegiate success.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of college history, values, and resources.
  • Students will map career pathways and develop essential tools for professional promotion.