Santa Monica College Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

 

Through their experiences at SMC, students will

 

PERSONAL ATTRUBUTES

acquire the self-confidence and self-discipline to pursue their intellectual curiosities with integrity  in both their personal and professional lives;

 

 

ANALYTIC & COMMUNICATION SKILLS

obtain the knowledge and academic skills necessary to access, evaluate, and interpret ideas, images, and information critically in order to communicate effectively, reach conclusions, and solve problems;

 

 

APPLIED SOCIAL KNOWLEDGE & VALUES

respect the inter-relatedness of the global human environment, engage with diverse peoples, and acknowledge the significance of their daily actions relative to broader issues and events;

 

 

APPLIED KNOWLEDGE & VALUATION OF THE PHYSICAL WORLD

take responsibility for their own impact on the earth by living a sustainable and ethical life style;

 

 

SELF-AUTHORSHIP & MATTERING
demonstrate a level of engagement in the subject matter that enables and motivates the integration of acquired knowledge and skills beyond the classroom.