College-Wide Outcomes

The following learning outcomes describe the knowledge, skills, and responsibilities our students should acquire as a result of their studies at Lake Superior College.

Foundational Knowledge of the Intellectual, Social and Natural World through study in:

  • Career-focused programs
  • Liberal arts
  • Sciences

Focused by engagement with discipline-specific questions, both contemporary and enduring

Intellectual and Practical Skills, including:

  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Information literacy
  • Inquiry and analysis
  • Quantitative literacy
  • Synthesis and application
  • Teamwork and problem solving
  • Written and oral communication

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

Personal and Social Responsibilities, including:

  • Awareness and practice of sustainability
  • Civic involvement
  • Ethical reasoning and action
  • Intercultural competence
  • Self-development and lifelong learning

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

Approved by AASC 12/2/09, effective 8/23/10