Understanding General Education Vocabulary Review

You may have noticed some new words when you read the paragraph in the previous activity.  Below, we have highlighted some words that are important to understand.  Spend some time reviewing them and listening to them being spoken by clicking on the links next to the words at the bottom of the page.

SUNY Cortland General Education

The purpose of General Education is to provide students with an intellectual and cultural basis for their development as informed individuals in our society. This requires that they understand the ideas that have formed our own civilization, that they appreciate other cultures and that they have knowledge of the fundamental principles that govern the physical universe. All students must complete the Cortland General Education Program requirements by taking one course in each of the categories listed below, with the
exception of the natural sciences category in which they must take two courses.

Cortland General Education Learning Outcome Categories:
  1. Quantitative Skills
  2. Natural Sciences (two courses, see Category 13)
  3. Social Science
  4. United States History and Society
  5. Western Civilization
  6. Contrasting Cultures
  7. Humanities
  8. The Arts
  9. Foreign Language
  10. Basic Communication 
  11. Prejudice and Discrimination
  12. Science, Technology, Values and Society
  13. Natural Sciences (second of two courses)

Text Source: http://catalog.cortland.edu/

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