||Because of its commitment to academic excellence, the College requires that its graduates have demonstrated competencies in written and oral communication, computational skills, critical thinking and research skills, technological literacy, civic responsibility, and racial, ethnic, and cross-cultural understanding. Toward this end, each student is provided the opportunity to demonstrate the following competencies, abilities and interests:
- Effective communication skills, including the abilities to speak and write cogently, and to conduct research in relevant sources including the use of electronic data bases.
- The ability to understand and apply basic analytic-mathematical operations and to make logical inferences from quantitative data.
- Critical thinking skills to organize and process information and to formulate effectively reasoned conclusions.
- Self-confidence and the ability to make moral and social judgments in the context of individual, social, and civic responsibility.
- An understanding of the multi-cultural values within a diverse American and global society sufficient to enable the student to interact collaboratively with others of a different culture.
- Learning skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.