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General Education & Institutional Learning Outcomes

Philosophy Statement

The General Education program at Palm Beach State College prepares students for lifelong intellectual pursuits and responsible participation in a complex global society through a core curriculum that encourages examination of diverse values and perspectives and offers students a depth and breadth of learning that transcends the content of any one specific discipline.

General Education Learning Outcomes

Communications: Demonstrate effective communication skills for a variety of audiences.

Humanities: Demonstrate an awareness of and an ability to effectively analyze creative works.

Mathematics: Demonstrate an understanding of mathematical concepts to solve real-world problems.

Natural Sciences: Demonstrate comprehension of fundamental concepts, principles or processes about the natural world.

Social Sciences: Understand and apply sociological, cultural, political, psychological, historical and economic principles to a global environment.

Institutional Learning Outcomes

Critical Thinking: Engage in purposeful reasoning to reach sound conclusions.

Ethics: Demonstrate the ability to make informed decisions based on ethical principles and reasoning.

Global Awareness: Exhibit a sense of social, cultural and global responsibility.

Information Literacy: Demonstrate the ability to find, evaluate, organize and use information.

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