Student Learning Outcomes for Academic Programs
Dual/Joint A.S. in Science for Forensic Science leading to the B.S. in Forensic Science at John Jay College
General Education Outcomes
A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods, and perspectives that students gain through the study of many academic disciplines. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation: they equip students to make informed judgments and remain engaged beyond the classroom. To that end, QCC promotes educational activities that allow students to demonstrate that they can:
- Communicate effectively in various forms
- Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
- Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
- Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
- Apply scientific methods and reasoning to investigate issues or problems in the natural and social sciences in order to draw conclusions
To support these institutional general education outcomes, the academic departments-;through their programs-may also assess the ability of students to:
- Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
- Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in the program of study
- Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives
Approved by the Academic Senate on April 13, 2021.
- Demonstrate competency in the concepts and methods of the foundation mathematics and sciences courses required for transfer to the junior year in Forensic Science at John Jay College: general chemistry, organic chemistry, general biology, calculus, and calculus physics.
- Apply concepts learned in the classroom and make conclusions based on scientific thinking
- Work collaboratively in the laboratory to acquire and analyze data and to solve problems
- Demonstrate an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities as they relate to the sciences
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