"If you torture data sufficiently, it will confess to almost anything."
-- Fred Menger, Chemistry professor
"Far better an approximate answer to the right question, which is often vague, than an exact answer to the wrong question, which can always be made precise."
College Wide Competencies and supporting outcomes
The College is committed to providing opportunity for students to gain knowledge and to use it effectively. To accomplish this goal, degree and certificate candidates will follow a course of study that addresses the competencies listed below. The course of study lays the groundwork for further learning. Students are expected to be responsible partners in the learning process. By the time of program completion, students will have demonstrated, at a level appropriate to their degree or certificate, the ability to:
|1.||Communicate effectively with others|
|2.||Organize information, evaluate alternatives, distinguish fact from opinion and reach logical conclusions|
|3.||Interact effectively within a diverse society|
|4.||Think logically and solve quantitative problems by using various computational and other mathematical techniques.|
|5.||Identify and locate information from a variety of sources and understand the related legal and ethical uses|