Jun 16, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Academic Catalog

Related Instruction Outcomes and Courses

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.