New Jersey Community College General Education Goals

Students are empowered to meet twenty-first century challenges by achieving learning that involves knowledge acquisition, skills mastery, critical thinking and the exercise of personal, social and civic responsibilities.

Communication – Written and Oral Communication

Students will communicate effectively in both speech and writing.

Mathematics - Quantitative Knowledge and Skills

Students will use appropriate mathematical and statistical concepts and operations to interpret data and to solve problems.

Science - Scientific Knowledge and Reasoning

Students will use the scientific method of inquiry, through the acquisition of scientific knowledge.

Technology - Technological Competency

Students will use computer systems or other appropriate forms of technology to achieve educational and personal goals.

Social Science - Society and Human Behavior

Students will use social science theories and concepts to analyze human behavior and social and political institutions and to act as responsible citizens

Humanities - Humanistic Perspective

Students will analyze works in the fields of art, history, music, or theater; literature; philosophy and/or religious studies; and/or will gain competence in the use of a foreign language.

History - Historical Perspective

Students will understand historical events and movements in World, Western, non-Western or American societies and assess their subsequent significance.

Diversity - Global and Cultural Awareness

Students will understand the importance of a global perspective and culturally diverse peoples.

New Jersey Community College Integrated Goals

Ethical Reasoning and Action

Students will understand ethical issues and situations.

Information Literacy

Students will address an information need by locating, evaluating and effectively using information.