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Student Learning Outcomes & Core Competency Statements

Communication

Students graduating from Texas Tech University should be able to: demonstrate the ability to specify audience and purpose and to make appropriate communication choices.

Humanities

Students graduating from Texas Tech University should be able to: think critically, demonstrate an understanding of the possibility of multiple interpretations, cultural contexts, and values.

Mathematics

Students graduating from Texas Tech University should be able to: demonstrate the ability to apply quantitative and logical skills to solve problems.

Multicultural

Students graduating from Texas Tech University should be able to: demonstrate awareness and knowledge of distinctive cultures or sub-cultures – including but not limited to – ethnicity, gender, class, political systems, religions, languages, or human geography.

Natural Sciences

Students graduating from Texas Tech University should be able to: explain some of the major concepts in the Natural Sciences and to demonstrate an understanding of scientific approaches to problem solving, including ethics.

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Students graduating from Texas Tech University should be able to:demonstrate the ability to assess critically claims about social issues, human behavior, and diversity in human experiences.

Technology & Applied Science

Students graduating from Texas Tech University should be able to: demonstrate understanding of how Technology and Applied Science affects society and the environment; and demonstrate understanding of the relationship of ethics and technology

Visual & Performing Arts

Students graduating from Texas Tech University should be able to: construct, present, and defend critical and aesthetic judgments of works in the creative arts.