Develop meaningful questions to address problems or issues.
Gather, interpret, and evaluate relevant sources of information.
Reach informed conclusions and solutions.
Consider analytically the viewpoints of self and others.
Embedded across the curriculum in both program core and general education courses: no specified credit hours.
Degree granting programs will identify how the curriculum supports this goal.
Communicate effectively taking into consideration specific audiences and purposes.
Produce written texts in support of a thesis or hypothesis that are characterized by grammatically correct sentence structure; unified, coherent, and logically developed paragraphs; and effective transitions.
Deliver engaging oral presentations that are well organized and supported.
Develop and demonstrate active listening skills.
ENGL 100 (as required), ENGL 101, and ENGL 201or 204 as foundations for skill development: 6-9 credit hours
Embedded across the curriculum in both program core and general education courses.
NOTE: Satisfies SUNY Basic Communication requirement
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES
Extend their understanding of the Liberal Arts and Sciences: humanities, mathematics, natural sciences, and social sciences.
A minimum of one 3-4 credit hour course in each area: 12-15 credit hours.
For A.A. and A.S. programs, courses should be selected from the SUNY approved list.
Begin to understand how their lives shape and are shaped by the complex world in which they live.
Understand that their actions have social, economic, and environmental consequences.
Embedded across the curriculum in both program core courses and general education courses, and co-curricular activities.
Degree-granting programs will identify how the curriculum supports this goal.