General Education Learning Outcomes

Assessment of learning outcomes is an essential component of effective instruction, whereby results of outcomes assessment guide curriculum development for continuous improvement. The institution is also mandated by our accrediting agency, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, (SACSCOC), to document the process, results, and improvement plans related to the assessment of learning outcomes. In the Associate in Arts, Associate in Arts in Teacher Preparation, Associate in Science, Associate in Science in Teacher Preparation, Associate in Engineering, Associate in Fine Arts in Visual Arts, Associate in Fine Arts in Music, Associate in General Education, and Associate in Applied Science degree programs, students must complete a series of general education core courses. Upon completion of these degree programs, students must demonstrate certain competencies which are collectively known as the General Education Learning Outcomes.

Upon completion of an associate degree, Craven Community College students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of global diversity, global events, and global issues.
  • Effectively use oral, written, and nonverbal communication skills.
  • Apply basic mathematical skills and knowledge.
  • Research, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with others in an atmosphere of mutual respect.
  • Utilize technology to facilitate learning.