Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Related Instruction Outcomes and Courses

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Communications Courses

Upon completion of the Communication Related Instruction requirement, students should be able to express, interpret, or modify ideas to communicate effectively.


1. Speaking

  • Develop the main point of a speech/presentation with specific, concrete examples and details.
  • Present in an organized manner, connecting sections with effective transitions.
  • Use appropriate delivery strategies and techniques.
  • Use outside sources, vocabulary, and visual aids with accuracy and relevancy.
  • Actively listen using paraphrasing, questions and reflections.
  • Recognize that conflict is natural and demonstrate competent methods/strategies of conflict management.
  • Employ strategies to overcome communication problems.

2. Writing

  • Effectively use relevant, adequate supporting details, examples, reasons, logical arguments, facts, and/or statistics.
  • Organize and connect major ideas with effective transitions.
  • Use a variety of sentence structures and appropriate word choice in the expression of ideas for readers and purposes.
  • Use appropriate conventions in areas of mechanics, usage, sentence structure, spelling, and format.

Interactions Courses:

Upon completion of the Interactions Related Instruction requirement, students should be able to collaborate with others in complicated, dynamic, and/or ambiguous situations.


1. Self-Awareness

  • Demonstrate responsibility/accountability for one’s actions/thoughts/emotions.
  • Display self-initiative.

2. Interpersonal Communication/Teamwork

  • Apply appropriate verbal and nonverbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate methods/strategies of conflict management.
  • Respond to changing job demands and help others succeed as needed.

3. Human Relations/Ethics

  • Respect cultural and ethnic differences.
  • Maintain positive working relationships.
  • Practice integrity and observe confidentiality.
  • Apply ethical principles to situations and make decisions appropriately.

(one course)

Quantitative Literacy Courses:

Upon completion of the Quantitative Literacy Related Instruction requirement, students should be able to understand and apply quantitative concepts and reasoning using numerical data.


1. Ratios and Percent

  • Recognize problems as ratios or proportions.
  • Use proportional reasoning when appropriate.

2. Graphical Interpretation

  • Collect and identify information from graphical representations of data using appropriate terminology/units of measurement.
  • Evaluate graphical information and interpolate and/or extrapolate as necessary.
  • Recognize trends in data from a graphical display.

3. Problem Solving

  • Represent mathematical information symbolically and numerically as needed to solve a problem.
  • Evaluate results for acceptable solutions and communicate findings using appropriate mathematical language.

(one course)


*Indicates prerequisite and/or corequisite needed. Check course description.

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