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General Education Competencies


All Wallace Community College graduates will demonstrate the following competencies:

Critical Thinking.

The ability to analyze problems by differentiating fact from opinions, using evidence from diverse sources effectively, and using sound reasoning to specify multiple solutions and their consequences.

Effective Communication.

The ability to effectively convey thought in a clear, well-organized manner to persuade, inform, and exchange ideas in academic, work, and community settings.

Quantitative Literacy (Reasoning) or Numeracy.

The ability to identify, analyze, and solve problems that are quantitative in nature.

Scientific and Technological Effectiveness.

The ability to use processes, procedures, data, or evidence to solve problems and make effective decisions, using the appropriate technology effectively for informational, academic, personal, and professional needs.

Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Based on Knowledge of the Individual and Society.

The ability to apply self-assessment, awareness, and reflection strategies to interpersonal, work, community, career, and educational pathways, respectfully engaging with other cultures in an effort to understand them.