Related Instruction Definitions, Outcomes & Standalone Course Options

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Susan Lewis
Director of Accreditation & Assessment
slewis@cgcc.edu, (541) 506-6047

Communication

Definition: Communication is the ability to communicate effectively by determining the purpose, audience and context of communication, and respond to feedback to improve clarity, coherence and effectiveness in workplace, community and academic pursuits.

Outcomes: Through Related Instruction, a student should be able to:

  1. Engage in purposeful communication processes that accomplish goals;
  2. Respond to the needs of diverse audiences and contexts;
  3. Read actively, think critically, and write purposefully and capably for academic and/or, professional audiences;
  4. Demonstrate appropriate reasoning in response to complex issues; and
  5. Locate, evaluate, and ethically utilize information to communicate effectively.
Courses approved as standalone options for fulfilling Related Instruction in Communication:
  • BA 205 Business Communication (4 cr)
  • COMM 111 Public Speaking (4 cr)
  • COMM 140 Introduction to Intercultural Communication (4 cr)
  • COMM 214 Interpersonal Communication: Process and Theory (4 cr)
  • COMM 215 Small Group Communication: Process and Theory (4 cr)
  • MA 122 Medical Office Assistant 2 (1 cr)
  • WR 115 Introduction to Expository Writing (4 cr)
  • WR 121 English Composition (4 cr)
  • WR 122 English Composition (4 cr)
  • WR 227 Technical and Professional Writing (4 cr)

Computation

Definition: Computation is the identification, extraction, interpretation, evaluation, communication, and application of quantitative information and methods for solving problems, evaluating claims, and supporting decisions.

Outcomes: Through Related Instruction, 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.
Courses approved as standalone options for fulfilling Related Instruction in Computation:
  • BA 104 Applied Business Math (4 cr)
  • MTH 105 Math in Society (4 cr)
  • MTH 110 Technical Math (4 cr)
  • MTH 111 College Algebra (5 cr)
  • MTH 112 Elementary Functions (5 cr)
  • MTH 211 Foundations of Elementary Math I (4 cr)
  • MTH 212 Foundations of Elementary Math II (4 cr)
  • MTH 213 Foundations of Elementary Math III (4 cr)
  • MTH 243 Statistics I (5 cr)
  • MTH 244 Statistics II (5 cr)
  • MTH 251 Calculus I (5 cr)
  • MTH 252 Calculus II (5 cr)
  • MTH 253 Calculus III (5 cr)

Human Relations

Definition: Human relations addresses the ability to recognize and understand both the differences and sameness of self (intra) and others (inter) while working towards a mutual personal relationship or a cooperative working relationship.

Outcomes: Through Related Instruction, a student should be able to:

  1. Develop a personal and workplace human relations philosophy,
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the evolving dynamics of interpersonal and group interactions,
  3. Demonstrate abilities to address and deal with conflict with safe and satisfactory results,
  4. Define your personal leadership style and demonstrate how that style can be effective in specific situations,
  5. Explain how cultural intelligence is a positive influence in relationships with others, and
  6. Clarify and demonstrate communication techniques to include body language, oral and written communication, and good listening skills to assist in relationships and meeting goals.
Courses approved as standalone options for fulfilling Related Instruction in Human Relations:
  • BA 285 Human Relations in Organizations (3 cr)
  • PSY 101 Psychology and Human Relations (4 cr)