GE Associate of Arts / Science, AA, AS, AAS
South Arkansas Community College has established general education outcomes for all its degree programs, both AAS and AA, to help prepare students for success in the
workplace, at home, and in the community; for life-long learning; and for transfer to other programs. These outcomes have determined the general education courses required
for the degree curricula.
Graduates of South Arkansas Community College degree programs should show the ability to do the following:
- comprehend, evaluate, and synthesize information gained by reading college level material
- synthesize information, formulate ideas, and organize perspectives clearly and logically to communicate effectively in writing
- understand the perspective of others within the context of their social, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds and apply that understanding to communications at home, in the workplace, and in the community
- understand and use mathematical concepts to solve problems and critically evaluate numerical information
- use technology appropriate to their fields and their continuing education
- understand and demonstrate ethical behavior socially, academically, and professionally.
Completion of the General Education Core Curriculum will enable the student to:
- • Synthesize information, formulate ideas, and define perspectives clearly and logically in both written and oral form.
- Define and use appropriate and relevant terms, rules, formulas, concepts, symbols, and technology.
- Gather and evaluate resource materials, shape them into cogent presentations, and document them correctly.
- Understand and explain concepts of human behavior and biology, the natural environment, and the historical and aesthetic achievements arising from culture and heritage.
- Apply the knowledge of current information and technology to be healthy, productive, and effective in the ever-changing political, cultural, and social world.
- Analyze the multicultural and ethical issues that affect the modern world, compare them with one’s own values, and describe one’s role in the expanding global community.
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills and logical problem solving.
- Evaluate, interpret, and/or create works in the arts.
- Demonstrate literal, interpretive, and applied levels of comprehension of written and oral language.
- Acquire and apply oral, aural, physical, laboratory, and written skills appropriate to each field of study.