Division 1 {I} Humanities and Education

Animation and Motion Graphics

  1. Build on a strong foundation in drawing and design to develop narrative experiences that demonstrate their understanding of pacing, timing, typography, aesthetics and composition.
  2. Create effective visual communication by researching, analyzing, generating ideas, developing story and character, storyboarding, prototyping, sound-editing, scripting, user testing and evaluating outcomes.
  3. Explore narrative and other information structures for organizing content in interactive media in order to be responsive to technological and social requirements of their audience.
  4. Synthesize their abilities in drawing, design, analysis, art history, and technology and apply this skill-set to creating and evaluating time-based design.
  5. Demonstrate experimentation, self-reliance and cooperative learning in mastering tools and technologies central to professional practice, as needed to create their visual design.
  6. Develop competencies in communication and presentation necessary to engage in professional practice and to advance their careers.

Art/Fine Arts

  1. Demonstrate foundational skills in drawing, two-dimensional, and three-dimensional studies appropriate for advanced study in the fine arts.
  2. Demonstrate a broad knowledge of the History of Art.
  3. Use the skills and vocabulary necessary to successfully evaluate and critique works of art.
  4. Compile a portfolio of individual works of art sufficient for transfer to a four-year institution.

Graphic Design

  1. Construct visual responses to a wide range of design problems, demonstrating their understanding of hierarchy, typography, aesthetics and composition.
  2. Synthesize their abilities in drawing, design, analysis, art history, and technology and apply this skill-set to creating and evaluating visual design.
  3. Solve communication problems by identifying the problem, researching, analyzing, generating solutions, prototyping, user testing and evaluating outcomes.
  4. Demonstrate their ability to engage in collaboration, and to work through process-intensive interdisciplinary projects focusing on current events and social issues.
  5. Demonstrate experimentation, self-reliance and cooperative learning in mastering tools and technologies central to professional practice, as needed to solve their design problems.
  6. Develop competencies in communication and presentation necessary to engage in professional practice and to advance their careers.

Art, Web Design & Media Arts

  1. Construct visual responses to a wide range of design problems, demonstrating their understanding of hierarchy, typography, aesthetics and composition.
  2. Demonstrate their knowledge of the processes involved in creating user-centered communication and environments, including researching, using scenarios and personas, analyzing, generating solutions, storyboarding, user testing and evaluating outcomes.
  3. Explore narrative and other information structures for organizing content in interactive media in order to be responsive to technological and social requirements of their audience.
  4. Synthesize their abilities in drawing, design, analysis, art history, and technology and apply this skill-set to creating and evaluating visual design.
  5. Demonstrate experimentation, self-reliance and cooperative learning in mastering tools and technologies central to professional practice, as needed to solve their design problems.
  6. Develop competencies in communication and presentation necessary to engage in professional practice and to advance their careers.

Communication

  1. Explain fundamental theoretical concepts related to human communication.
  2. Apply fundamental theoretical concepts to specific contexts to help achieve effective communication.
  3. Identify key figures and events related to the development of major mass media and emerging new media.
  4. Explain the potential effects of media on an increasingly diverse society.
  5. Demonstrate oral, written and mediated communication skills.
  6. Explain ethical issues related to interpersonal, intercultural, group, organizational and public communication and create strategies to help address some of those issues.
  7. Research a communication-related career that matches their skill set and/or interests in this rapidly-changing field.

Deaf Studies, Speech to Text Support Services

  1. Engage in ASL conversations with native and non-native users.
  2. Demonstrate cultural competency in the Deaf-World.
  3. Promote Deaf ways of being, thinking and knowing.
  4. Apply knowledge of American Sign Language, Deaf culture, Deaf people, Deaf history and contemporary issues to new learning situations, social or workplace settings and/or activism.
  5. Demonstrate beginning C-PrintTM knowledge and skills necessary for immediate entry into the C-PrintTM workforce.

Deaf Studies, Deaf Studies - Education Option

  1. Engage in ASL conversations with native and non-native users.
  2. Demonstrate cultural competency in the Deaf-World.
  3. Promote Deaf ways of being, thinking and knowing.
  4. Apply knowledge of American Sign Language, Deaf culture, Deaf people, Deaf history and contemporary issues to new learning situations, social or workplace settings and/or activism.
  5. Demonstrate beginning Education knowledge and skills necessary for transfer or entry level position in workforce.

Deaf Studies, Deaf Studies - Human Services

  1. Engage in ASL conversations with native and non-native users.
  2. Demonstrate cultural competency in the Deaf-World.
  3. Promote Deaf ways of being, thinking and knowing.
  4. Apply knowledge of American Sign Language, Deaf culture, Deaf people, Deaf history and contemporary issues to new learning situations, social or workplace settings and/or activism.
  5. Demonstrate beginning Human Services knowledge and skills necessary for transfer or entry level position in the workforce.

Deaf Studies, Interpreter

  1. Engage in ASL conversations with native and non-native users.
  2. Demonstrate cultural competency in the Deaf-World.
  3. Promote Deaf ways of being, thinking and knowing.
  4. Apply knowledge of American Sign Language, Deaf culture, Deaf people, Deaf history and contemporary issues to new learning situations, social or workplace settings and/or activism.
  5. Demonstrate beginning Interpreter knowledge and skills necessary for transfer.

Deaf Studies Transfer

  1. Engage in ASL conversations with native and non-native users.
  2. Demonstrate cultural competency in the Deaf-World.
  3. Promote Deaf ways of being, thinking and knowing.
  4. Apply knowledge of American Sign Language, Deaf culture, Deaf people, Deaf history and contemporary issues to new learning situations, social or workplace settings and/or activism.

Early Childhood Education

  1. Demonstrate ability to work professionally and ethically as a teacher of young children (including school age) of families of diverse backgrounds.
  2. Plan and implement developmentally appropriate learning activities for all children.
  3. Implement effective written, oral, verbal and non-verbal communication with children, peer, and other colleagues.

Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Education - Direct Transfer

  1. Apply basic principles of child development and learning in children (Preschool through Grade 2) in the role of intern at a participating elementary school.
  2. Implement effective communication skills with young children, teachers, faculty supervisors, peer, and other personnel.
  3. Utilize and integrate documentation skills as applied to environment and observation of children.
  4. Demonstrate self-reflective skills in becoming an educator of young children.

Elementary Education

  1. Demonstrate core competencies in reading and writing.
  2. Apply child development and learning theory to actual classroom practice.
  3. Identify, use, and appropriately document professional resources.
  4. Pracice self-reflection as a future teacher.

General Studies

  1. Create accurate written communications applying correct sentence structure, grammar, word usage, spelling, and punctuation.
  2. Communicate clearly and effectively utilizing written and verbal communication techniques.
  3. Identify, understand, and engage in mathematics as well as make well-founded mathematical judgments as a constructive, concerned, reflective citizen.
  4. Use historical factual information to understand the current world, and develop an ability to consider issues from a global perspective.
  5. Understand how individuals interact among groups; and develop an understanding of the beliefs, values, traditions, and practices of people from other cultures.
  6. Analyze critically science-based issues in contemporary society.

General Studies, MassTransfer

  1. Create accurate written communications applying correct sentence structure, grammar, word usage, spelling, and punctuation.
  2. Communicate clearly and effectively utilizing written and verbal communication techniques.
  3. Identify, understand, and engage in mathematics as well as make well-founded mathematical judgments as a constructive, concerned, reflective citizen.
  4. Use historical factual information to understand the current world, and develop an ability to consider issues from a global perspective.
  5. Understand how individuals interact among groups; and develop an understanding of the beliefs, values, traditions, and practices of people from other cultures.
  6. Analyze critically science-based issues in contemporary society.

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Humanities

  1. Transfer to a wide variety of public and private baccalaureate programs with junior status.
  2. Identify and pursue their interests in literature, foreign language or other humanities majors .
  3. Understand the basic content and methodology of science, social sciences, mathematics, humanities and the arts.
  4. Acquire skills to be productive and lifelong learners, including abilities in oral and written communication, information literacy, critical and creative thinking, and technical competency.
  5. Develop qualities of an ethical individual and responsible citizen, including a sensitivity to and respect for cultural diversity.

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Professional Option

  1. Transfer to a wide variety of public and private baccalaureate programs with junior status.
  2. Identify and pursue their interests in a specific liberal arts and science major.
  3. Understand the basic content and methodology of science, social sciences, mathematics, humanities and the arts.
  4. Acquire skills to be productive and lifelong learners, including abilities in oral and written communication, information literacy, critical and creative thinking, and technical competency.
  5. Develop qualities of an ethical individual and responsible citizen, including a sensitivity to and respect for cultural diversity.

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Theatre

  1. Explain all aspects of theater production
  2. Analyze and interpret plays from the director’s perspective
  3. Describe the contribution of performers, director, writer, and audience to the historical development of theater and drama
  4. Practice the collaborative teamwork required for successful theatrical productions
  5. Perform as actors in theatrical stage productions
  6. Create both individual and group performances
  7. Practice acting, vocal, and movement techniques
  8. Analyze and interpret plays from a performer’s perspective
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