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General Education

Sinclair Community College believes every educated person should possess a set of basic, common knowledge, skills and attitudes. Through Sinclair's courses and programs of study, a student acquires breadth of knowledge and gains competence to achieve independent intellectual inquiry. Upon completion of the associate degree at Sinclair, the student will be able to demonstrate the following six general education outcomes: 

1. Oral Communication: the creation of common understanding through the use of verbal and nonverbal messages in a variety of contexts. 

2. Written Communication: the creation of understanding through composition and synthesis of the written word. 

3. Information Literacy: the ability to effectively locate, evaluate, and use information. 

4. Critical Thinking: the application of higher order analytical and creative cognitive processes. 

5. Cultural Diversity and Global Citizenship: the ability to apply knowledge of cultural diversity to real world context by acknowledging, understanding, and engaging constructively within the contemporary world. 

6. Mathematical Reasoning and Problem Solving: the application of quantitative problem-solving skills to the mathematical modelling, analysis and interpretation of real-world problems
  • Last Revised: 07/31/2023