General Education Program

Missouri Valley College

Mission

To inspire lifelong learning through the study of the liberal arts and sciences, the general education program provides the opportunity for students to hone their skills of intellectual inquiry, to gain knowledge of the worldTo inspire lifelong learning through the study of the liberal arts and sciences, the general education program provides the opportunity for students to hone their skills of intellectual inquiry, to gain knowledge of the world and its cultures, and to apply that knowledge to their personal and social lives. and its cultures, and to apply that knowledge to their personal and social lives.

Learning Outcomes

Intellectual and practical skills

  • IA: Communication
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills and implement effective information literacy skills.
  • IB: Quantitative and analytical skills
  • Employ a quantitative concepts and mathematical methods to analyze and solve problems.

Personal and social responsibility

  • IIA: Multicultural Sensitivity
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills and implement effective information literacy skills.
  • IIB: Healthy Lifestyle
  • Identify and apply the principles of a healthy lifestyle.
  • IIC: Informed Citizenship
  • Articulate the impact of informed and engaged citizenship.
  • IID: Ethics
  • Demonstrate connections between ethical frameworks and practical issues.
  • IIE: Service Learning
  • Practice and reflect on the impact of service learning.

Knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world

  • IIIA: Science and Inquiry
  • Identify and apply basic concepts of science.
  • IIIB: Reflection and Meaning
  • Demonstrate critical understanding of perspectives on what it means to be human.
  • IIIC: Historical Knowledge
  • Analyze historical facts and interpretations.
  • IIID: Art and Creativity
  • Articulate the significance of artistic expression and the creative process within society.