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Students fulfill general education requirements at Cochise College by demonstrating competency in the following: communication, creativity, critical thinking, diverse and global perspectives, information literacy, and technology literacy. These outcomes clearly state the expected knowledge, skills, attitudes, competencies, and habits of mind that students are expected to acquire at Cochise College upon completion of a degree.
The following general education outcomes were approved by the governing board on Aug. 10, 2010.
Criteria for Intensive Writing
Students produce a minimum of 7,000 words of writing, including at least one in-class essay and one paper. Students demonstrate competence in gathering, interpreting, and evaluating scholarly sources, and in integrating and documenting them. Courses address the communication and the critical thinking outcomes.
General education at Cochise College creates opportunities for students to build the foundation of knowledge and skills necessary for lifelong success. It helps them enrich their quality of life by encouraging habits of mind that enable them to understand and value the world they live in and to contribute to its well-being.
Through its general education curriculum, the college strives to instill into the learning process a sense of interconnectedness and wholeness. We value learning as an ongoing process. We value effective communication; aesthetic investigation, innovative solutions and creative self-expression; critical thinking in problem solving; awareness of and respect for diversity; appropriate evaluation and application of information; and technological skills in information management and presentation.
Cochise College provides accessible educational opportunities that are responsive to a diverse population and lead to constructive citizenship, meaningful careers and lifelong learning.