Oral and Written Communication & Quantitative Literacy
Students need to develop foundational literacies in oral and written communication and quantitative reasoning. In order to communicate clearly and effectively, express ideas, and interpret information, individuals must:
- understand the operations of language in the context of social, cultural, and discipline-specific norms
- identify and understand the roles that quantitative reasoning and quantitative analysis play in the world
- use information resources and technology to articulate learned and new ideas
Oral and Communicative Literacies Region | Oral 3-6 Credits & Written 3-6 Credits (ENG 101 or Equivalent)
Students who complete the Communicative and Quantitative Literacies Region shall demonstrate the ability to:
- Adapt presentations to fit a specific audience or context.
- Use the composing process (brainstorming, drafting, feedback, revising and editing) to develop written and/or oral texts/presentations. Use evidence ethically and appropriately to inform or persuade
- Distill a primary purpose into a single, central idea.
- Develop and present major points in a reasonable, organized, and convincing manner.
- Communicate using appropriate conventions (e.g., grammar, usage, mechanics, delivery) for audience or context.
Courses for Communicative Literacy | Written
- ENG 101 Composition
- ENG 201 Advanced Essay
Courses for Communicative Literacy | Oral
- AR/VR 202 Simulation for Role Play
- MCOM 150 Principles of Public Speaking
- MUED 130 The Musician Teacher
- MUED 135 Foundations in Education of Music
- MUTH 105 Introduction to Music Therapy
- TH 113 Basic Acting for Non Majors I
- TH 101 Acting I*
*This course is a disciplinary course substitution
Quantitative Literacy Region | 3-6 Credits
Students who complete the Quantitative Literacies Region shall demonstrate the ability to:
- Apply mathematical methods to solve problems.
- Analyze information with an appropriate mathematical model and interpret the result.
- Organize mathematical information using multiple representations and understand the applicability of each.
Courses for Quantitative Literacy
- MATH 100 Mathematical Thinking
- MATH 102 Precalculus II
- MATH 201 Calculus and Analytical Geometry
- MATH 207 Introduction to Statistics
- BA 203 Statistics and Data Analysis for Business*
*This course is a disciplinary course substitution (starting fall 2020)