General Education Outcomes

Students completing an associate degree at Portland Community College will be able to: 

  • Express ideas effectively and appropriately with consideration of the purpose, audience and context of the communication. COMMUNICATION
  • Reflect on one’s work or competencies to make connections between course content and lived experience. INTEGRATIVE LEARNING
  • Apply methods of inquiry and analysis to examine social contexts and the diversity of human thought and experience. SOCIAL INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS
  • Analyze questions or problems that impact the community and/or environment using quantitative information. QUANTITATIVE REASONING
  • Develop capacity to create social change through analysis of institutions, culture, and systems of power. SOCIAL JUSTICE

Policy/Standard Name:  General Education Outcomes
Policy/Standard Identifier: G307
Units responsible for review and update:  Degrees and Certificates Committee, Curriculum Committee
Approval: College President
Responsibility: Vice President for Academic Affairs
Date of Final Approval: April 2022
Effective Term: Fall 2022
Prior Versions: No