Critical Thinking/Problem Solving

Exercise sound reasoning to analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems; be able to obtain, interpret, and use knowledge, facts, and data. 

Oral/Written Communications

Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms; demonstrate public speaking skills; be able to express ideas to others verbally and in writing.


Build collaborative relationships with individuals representing diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, religions, lifestyles, and viewpoints; be able to work within a team structure, and negotiate and manage conflict.

Information Technology Application

Select and use appropriate technology to accomplish a given task; be able to apply computing skills to solve problems.


Leverage strengths of others to achieve common goals, and use interpersonal skills to coach and develop others; be able to assess and manage your emotions and those of others; use empathetic skills to guide and motivate; be able to organize, prioritize, and delegate work.

Professionalism/Work Ethic

Demonstrate personal accountability and effective work habits, e.g., punctuality, working productively with others, and time workload management, and understand the impact of non-verbal communication on professional work image; demonstrate integrity and ethical behavior, act responsibly with the interests of the larger community in mind, and learn from your mistakes.

Career Management

Identify and articulate your skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant to your goals, and identify areas necessary for professional growth; be able to navigate and explore professional options, take the steps necessary to pursue opportunities, and understand how to advocate for yourself in professional settings.

Global Fluency

Value, respect, and learn from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and religions. Demonstrates openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity, and the ability to interact respectfully with all people and understand individuals' differences.