General Competencies

The General Education Competencies are derived from the GCU Mission, and are designed to be a guide of general education skills students should gain while attending GCU.

Review the attached General Education Competency list. Choose which competencies you think relate best to the GCU Mission. How will these competencies lead to your success as a student and beyond?

GCU General Education Competencies

 

University Foundations

Students who complete GCU’s General Education requirements will be able to demonstrate competency in the areas of academic skills and self-leadership; articulate the range of resources available to assist them; explore career options related to their area of study; and have knowledge of Grand Canyon’s community.

 

· Demonstrate foundational academic success skills.

· Explore GCU resources (CLA, library, Career center, ADA office, etc.).

· Articulate strategies of self-leadership and self-management.

· Recognize Oopportunities to engage in the GCU community.

 

Effective Communication

Students who complete GCU’s General Education requirements will be able to construct rhetorically effective communications appropriate to diverse audiences, purposes, and occasions.

 

· Construct logical, cohesive, and persuasive arguments.

· Locate, verify, evaluate, and correctly cite print and electronic resources.

· Exhibit proficiency in Standard American English for academic purposes.

· Demonstrate knowledge of the power and ethical ramifications of language choice and communication style.

 

Critical Thinking

Students who complete GCU’s General Education requirements will be able to use various analytic and problem-solving skills to examine, evaluate, and/or challenge ideas and arguments.

 

· Demonstrate clarity and logic in asking relevant questions and acquiring knowledge.

· Apply appropriate critical inquiry strategies (e.g., Inductive and deductive reasoning, analysis, evaluation, and synthesis) to issues and questions.

· Make Informed decisions based on historical, current, reliable, and valid information.

 

Global Awareness, Perspectives, and Ethics

Students who complete GCU’s General Education requirements will be able to demonstrate awareness and appreciation of and empathy for differences in arts and culture, values, experiences, historical perspectives, and other aspects of life.

 

· Articulate knowledge of individual, group, and societal behavior.

· Define personal role in a larger, diverse social context.

· Acknowledge Individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds and belief systems, and interact appropriately.

· Use knowledge of the past to develop understandings concerning the present or future.

· Evaluate artistic and literary expression and how they influence and reflect society.

 

Christian Worldview

Students who complete GCU’s General Education requirements will be able to express aspects of the Christian worldview which affect human value and dignity, ethical decision making, academic disciplines, and vocation.

 

· Examine the ideological foundation of the Christian worldview.

· Analyze the implications of the Christian wWorldview as it relates to human value and dignity.

· Analyze ethical decisions made from the Christian worldview.

· Examine the application of the Christian wWorldview within the context of discipline and vocation

 
"Looking for a Similar Assignment? Get Expert Help at an Amazing Discount!"
Looking for a Similar Assignment? Our Experts can help. Use the coupon code SAVE30 to get your first order at 30% off!

Hi there! Click one of our representatives below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Chat with us on WhatsApp