CMC students will be able to incorporate in their lives by the time they graduate the following institutional learning outcomes:

DOMAIN: INTELLECTUAL AND PRACTICAL SKILLS, INCLUDING
  • Communication Skills
  • Inquiry and analysis
  • Quantitative literacy
  • Information literacy
  • Technological literacy
  •  Problem solving and critical thinking

Practiced extensively, across the curriculum, in the context of progressively more challenging problems, projects, and standards for performance

DOMAIN: PERSONAL AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, INCLUDING
  • Civic, Economic knowledge and engagement – local and global
  • Ethical & Equity reasoning and action
  • Foundations and skills for lifelong learning
  • Incorporation of life practices leading to health and wellness
  • Taking responsibility toward the environment and for academic success

Anchored through active involvement with diverse communities and real-world challenges

 
DOMAIN: INTEGRATIVE AND APPLIED LEARNING, INCLUDING
  • Demonstrate advanced skills to new settings and complex problems

Synthesis and advanced accomplishment across general and specialized studies

DOMAIN: KNOWLEDGE OF HUMAN CULTURES AND THE PHYSICAL AND NATURAL WORLD

  • Recognize the interconnectedness of the human, physical, and natural systems
  • Discover cultures, physical, & natural world through academic studies
  • Intercultural knowledge and competence

Focused by engagement with big questions, both contemporary and enduring

Adapted from previous publications of the Association of American Colleges and Universities: Greater Expectations: A New Vision for Learning as a Nation Goes to College (2002), Taking Responsibility for Quality of the Baccalaureate Degree (2004), and Liberal Education Outcomes: A Preliminary Report on Achievement in College (2005) and published most recently in High –Impact Educational Practices: What They Are, Who Has Access to Them, and Why They Matter (2008).