General Education Learning Outcomes


Students who satisfy General Education requirements for the associate degree at Modesto Junior College will be able to:

Demonstrate proficiency in NATURAL SCIENCE by:

  • Explaining how the scientific method is used to solve problems.
  • Describing how scientific discoveries and theories affect human activities.

Demonstrate proficiency in SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE by:

  • Describing the method of inquiry used by the social and behavioral sciences.
  • Describing how societies and social subgroups have operated in various times and cultures.
  • Analyzing the ways that individuals act and have acted in response to their societies.

Demonstrate proficiency in the HUMANITIES by:

  • Demonstrating awareness of the various ways that culture and ethnicity affect individual experience and society as a whole.
  • Demonstrating the ability to make well considered aesthetic judgments.

Demonstrate proficiency in LANGUAGE AND RATIONALITY by:

  • Demonstrating awareness of the interactive nature of communication involving effective listening, reading, writing, and speaking.
  • Demonstrating critical thinking in the analysis and production of communication.
  • Demonstrating the ability to find, evaluate, and use information in a variety of formats.

Demonstrate proficiency in HEALTH EDUCATION by:

  • Describing the integration of the physiological and psychological human being.
  • Analyzing the development of self and making plans for lifelong learning.
  • Evaluating the impact of daily decisions on life and health.