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Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Outcomes

1. Arts & Letters

As a result of taking General Education Arts & Letters courses, a student should be able to:

  1. Interpret and engage in the Arts and Letters, making use of the creative process to enrich the quality of life; and

  2. Critically analyze values and ethics within a range of human experience and expression to engage more fully in local and global issues.

2. Cultural Literacy

As a result of taking a designated Cultural Literacy course, a student should be able to:

  1. Identify and analyze complex practices, values, and beliefs and the culturally and historically defined meanings of difference.

3. Mathematics

As a result of taking General Education Mathematics courses, a student should be able to:

  1. Use appropriate mathematics to solve problems; and

  2. Recognize which mathematical concepts are applicable to a scenario, apply appropriate mathematics and technology in its analysis, and then accurately interpret, validate, and communicate the results.

4. Science or Computer Science

As a result of taking General Education Science or Computer Science courses, a student should be able to:

  1. Gather, comprehend, and communicate scientific and technical information in order to explore ideas, models, and solutions and generate further questions;

  2. Apply scientific and technical modes of inquiry, individually, and collaboratively, to critically evaluate existing or alternative explanations, solve problems, and make evidence-based decisions in an ethical manner; and

  3. Assess the strengths and weaknesses of scientific studies and critically examine the influence of scientific and technical knowledge on human society and the environment.

5. Social Science

As a result of taking General Education Social Science courses, a student should be able to:

  1. Apply analytical skills to social phenomena in order to understand human behavior; and

  2. Apply knowledge and experience to foster personal growth and better appreciate the diverse social world in which we live.

6. Speech / Oral Communication

As a result of taking General Education Speech / Oral Communication courses, a student should be able to:

  1. Engage in ethical communication processes that accomplish goals;

  2. Respond to the needs of diverse audiences and contexts; and

  3. Build and manage relationships.

7. Writing

As a result of completing the General Education Writing sequence, a student should be able to:

  1. Read actively, think critically, and write purposefully and capably for academic and, in some cases, professional audiences;

  2. Locate, evaluate, and ethically utilize information to communicate effectively; and

  3. Demonstrate appropriate reasoning in response to complex issues.

8. Information Literacy

As a result of taking General Education Writing courses infused with Information Literacy, a student should be able to:

  1. Formulate a problem statement;

  2. Determine the nature and extent of the information needed to address the problem;

  3. Access relevant information effectively and efficiently;

  4. Evaluate information and its source critically; and

  5. Understand many of the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information.