III. General Education Learning Outcomes

Eastern University’s general education and core requirements (see Section I-II) are designed to ensure that our graduates develop competence in a broad range of skills and aptitudes. Below is a list of the expected learning outcomes..

COMMUNICATION

  1. Written Communication: 

Able to demonstrate mastery of academic American English in written form

  1. Verbal Communication: 

Able to demonstrate mastery of academic American English in spoken form

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

  1. Technological Literacy: 

Able to employ essential and applicable technology effectively

  1.  Information Literacy: 

Able to obtain information from credible sources and properly attribute materials

ANALYTICAL REASONING

  1. Critical Thinking: 

Able to evaluate biases and analyze perspectives and evidence

  1.  Analytical Reasoning: 

Able to create effective and focused arguments supported by evidence and logic

  1. Mathematical Competency: 

Able to correctly apply numbers and logic to practical problem-solving 

  1. Scientific Competency:

Able to make claims and predictions based on collected and analyzed data from natural phenomena

MORAL REASONING

  1. Diversity and Cultural Competence:

Able to understand one’s own assumptions and appreciate the differing perspectives of other individuals and cultures

  1. Ethical Reasoning: 

Able to evaluate questions of morality for application in the critique of ideas and social structures