Citrus College publishes General Education Student Learning Outcomes for instructional programs in the Citrus College Catalog. Assessment of GE occurs on an annual basis. Initially, the college formed a GE Committee to determine courses to be included in the GE program. This committee also wrote GE SLOs for each of the five GE areas and submitted them to the campus governance committees for review and approval. Beginning in spring 2012, the college held a GE Assessment Dialogue to discuss and assess the GE outcomes. This dialogue generates a report which is shared in an online format with the college. Recommendations are taken to the appropriate constituent groups to plan and implement actions.
Citrus College General Education Student Learning Outcomes
A. Language and Rationality
Students successfully completing courses in Area A are able to read, write, speak, and think creatively in personal, academic, workplace and community contexts.
I. English Composition
II. Communication and Analytical Thinking
B. Natural Sciences
Students successfully completing courses in Area B are able to investigate and explain physical phenomena through application of empirical knowledge using mathematical and scientific processes and concepts.
I. Biological Sciences
II. Physical Sciences
C. Arts and Humanities
Students successfully completing courses in Area C are able to appreciate, critically understand, and express artistic, philosophical, and cultural sensibilities in historical and contemporary contexts.
D. Social and Behavioral Sciences
Students successfully completing courses in Area D are able to identify, analyze, and communicate an understanding of self and society through systematic investigation of social behavior, institutions, and culture.
I. History and Political Science
II. Behavioral sciences
E. Kinesiology and Dance
Students successfully completing courses in Area E are able to demonstrate personal responsibility, health literacy, and understanding of the importance of physical health and wellbeing.