NCCC College Catalog 2024-2025 
    Jul 23, 2024  
NCCC College Catalog 2024-2025

General Education Mission and Outcomes

General Education Mission

General education is viewed as the knowledge, perspectives, attitudes, and skills that become a part of the educational experience of all students, whatever their chosen fields of study. In keeping with the mission of the College, general education courses are designed to enrich our communities and our students’ lives. These courses are intended to provide the foundation for success in the classroom and beyond.

General Education Outcomes

  1. Think analytically through:
  • utilizing quantitative information in problem solving,
  • utilizing the principles of systematic inquiry,
  • utilizing various information resources including technology for research and data collection.
  1. Practice Responsible Citizenship through:
  • identifying rights and responsibilities of citizenship,
  • identifying how human values and perceptions affect and are affected by social diversity,
  • identifying and interpreting artistic expression.
  1. Communicate effectively through:
  • developing effective written communication skills,
  • developing effective oral communication and listening skills.
  1. Live a healthy lifestyle (physical, intellectual, social) through:
  • listing factors associated with a healthy lifestyle and lifetime fitness,
  • identifying the importance of lifetime learning,
  • demonstrating self-discipline, respect for others, and the ability to work collaboratively as a team.