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The following Institutional Learning Outcomes and General Education Learning Outcomes were approved by the Academic Senate in February 2020 and approved by the Board of Trustees in November 2020.

1. Communication and Critical Thinking

  • Create and communicate thoughts, ideas, and information effectively
  • Read and interpret college-level texts
  • Conduct research and obtain information from reliable sources

2. Scientific and Quantitative Inquiry

  • Apply scientific principles to measure and observe the physical world
  • Understand the relationship between human behavior and the physical environment
  • Analyze, evaluate, and synthesize information
  • Conduct calculations and solve problems using quantitative reasoning

3. Global and Civic Awareness

  • Evaluate and apply the principles and methodologies used by the social and behavioral sciences
  • Examine issues in their contemporary as well as historical settings and in a variety of cultural contexts

4. Intercultural Literacy and Creativity

  • Understand artistic expression and the role of art in culture, history, and social critique
  • Identify unique features among various cultures
  • Describe and demonstrate intercultural competency

5. Personal, Academic, and Career Development

  • Assess individual knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Set goals and develop plans to achieve them
  • Perform work-related functions according to current industry standards and interact with others professionally


AY 2021-2022 Results

AY 2019-2020 Results

AY 2017-2018 Results

ILO/GELOs are assessed via inquiry groups every other academic year. Representatives from each program are invited to dialogue about assessment results, identifying points of collaboration and common areas in need of additional institutional support.

  1. Communication and Critical Thinking: NVC Area D1, NVC Area D3, IGETC Area 1, CSU Area A - English, Business, Philosophy, Speech, Library, Writing Success Center, Student Affairs representatives

  2. Scientific and Quantitative Inquiry: NVC Area A, IGETC Area 5, CSU Area B1 and B2, NVC Area D2, IGETC Area 2, CSU Area B4 - Anthropology, Environmental Science, Astronomy, Geography, Chemistry, Biology, Geology, Health Occupations, Earth Science, Physics, Mathematics, Math Center, MESA, Student Affairs representatives

  3. Global and Civic Awareness: NVC Area B, IGETC Area 4, CSU Area D and E - Administration of Justice, History, Anthropology, LGBT, Political Science, Child Family Studies, Psychology, Counseling, Sociology, Economics, Philosophy, Speech, English, Engineering, Student Affairs representatives

  4. Intercultural Literacy and Creativity: NVC Area C, IGETC Area 3, CSU Area C - Arts, Art History, Digital Arts & Graphic Design, Dance, Film, Humanities, Music, Photography, Theater, Modern Languages, English, History, Philosophy, Child and Family Studies, Student Affairs representatives

  5. Personal, Academic, and Career Development: CSU Area E, NVC PE/Health Education requirement - Counseling, Health, Dance, Physical Education, Nursing, Vocational Nursing, Psychiatric Tech, Respiratory Care, Emergency Medical Services, Criminal Justice Training, Accounting. Business Studies, Computer Studies, Child and Family Studies & Education, Digital Design and Graphics Technology, Hospitality, Culinary, and Tourism Management, Machine Tool Technology, Welding Viticulture and Winery Technology, Student Affairs representatives