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Mission Statement for the General Education Curriculum
at the University of South Alabama

 

The General Education Curriculum at USA helps students succeed intellectually in college, be prepared for their professional careers, be equipped for life-long learning, and become responsible citizens and leaders. To meet these goals in a dynamic world, General Education provides shared experiences for students to acquire foundational skills and knowledge, along with an appreciation of diverse perspectives and a broad intellectual context in which students can situate their specialized fields of study.

 

Competencies for General Education at the University of South Alabama

 
Communication Skills
Aesthetic and Critical Interpretations
Scientific Reasoning
Quantitative Reasoning
Social Scientific Literacy
Historical Perspectives
 

Area

Description

USA Gen Ed Competency

Student Learning Outcome

I

Written Communication

1. Communication Skills

  • The student will demonstrate effective writing skills.
  • The student will demonstrate effective oral presentation skills.

II

Humanities and Fine Arts

2. Aesthetic and Critical Interpretations

  • The student will demonstrate a foundational knowledge of artistic and literary interpretations, and the student will demonstrate proficiency in basic interpretive skills.

III

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

3. Scientific Reasoning



4. Quantitative Reasoning

  • The student will demonstrate a proficiency in scientific reasoning and foundational knowledge of the natural sciences.
  • The student will demonstrate proficiency in quantitative reasoning and the use of mathematics.

IV

Behaviorial and Social Sciences

5. Social Scientific Literacy


6. Historical Perspectives

  • The student will demonstrate a foundational knowledge of the social sciences.
  • The student will demonstrate a foundational knowledge of historical perspective.
 

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