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MPC General Education Outcomes and Institutional Learning Outcomes

 

MPC uses the same outcomes to serve as both the program-level learning outcomes for its transfer programs and for the institution-level learning outcomes.

 

MPC Area A1 : English Composition

Upon successful completion of this area, students will have demonstrated an ability to form a provable thesis, develop it through factual research, distinguish between fact and opinion, and make effective rhetorical choices in relation to audience and purpose.

 

MPC Area A2 : Communication and Analytical Thinking

Upon successful completion of this area, students will have demonstrated an ability to analyze and evaluate complex issues or problems, draw reasoned conclusions and/or generate solutions, and effectively communicate their results.

 

MPC Area B: Natural Sciences

Upon successful completion of this area, students will have demonstrated an ability to use the scientific method to investigate phenomena in the natural world and use concepts, experiments, and/or theory to explain them.

 

MPC Area C, Humanities:

Upon successful completion of this area, students will have demonstrated an ability to analyze and interpret human thought, achievement, and expression relevant to such branches of knowledge as philosophy, literature, and/or the fine and performing arts, and to communicate the results. 

 

MPC Area D, Social Sciences:

Upon successful completion of this area, students will have demonstrated an ability to critically examine and comprehend human nature and behavior, social traditions, and institutions.

 

MPC Area E1, Life-Long Learning and Self Development--Wellness:

Upon successful completion of this area, students will have demonstrated an ability to analyze how physical, social, emotional, and/or intellectual factors contribute to wellness and healthful living.

 

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MPC Area E2, Life-Long Learning and Self Development--Introduction to Careers:

Upon successful completion of this area, students will have demonstrated an ability to accurately assess knowledge, skills, and abilities in relationship to their educational, career, and/or personal goals.

 

MPC Area F, Intercultural Studies:

Upon successful completion of this area, students will have demonstrated an ability to examine interactions and interconnections across cultures.