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Arts & Humanities English AOC - Program Goals & Learning Outcomes

Program Goals

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge about and skills related to human expression for the purpose of transfer or to promote greater opportunity in the workforce.
  2. Students will demonstrate competency in interpersonal skills and cultural literacy.
  3. Students will think critically to analyze, synthesize and evaluate demonstrations of human expression of written/oral/artistic means.


Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will create coherent, unified and effectively developed bodies of oral and written forms of communication reflective of purpose and audience, whether creative, academic or career.
  2. Students will evaluate and analyze forms of expression, written/oral/artistic, to make judgments, draw inferences, recognize bias.
  3. Identify and describe personal connections to particular themes in fine arts and humanities using discipline specific terminology and concepts.
  4. Students will demonstrate competency in the foundation of discipline-specific skills in Humanities.


Reinforces General Education Outcomes of Arts and Humanities Inquiry, Oral and Written Communication, Critical Analysis and Reasoning, and Personal and Civic Responsibility.


English Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Write effectively for academic, creative, career contexts.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in information literacy to include appropriate sources, integration of sources and convention-specific documentation.
  3. Produce written and spoken analysis that demonstrates understanding of the form, content, and aesthetic feature of texts.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of literary terms.
  5. Explain how texts shape their perceptions of themselves and their world.