Oakland Community College
General Information

General Education Attributes for Degree-Seeking Students

   The Oakland Community College General Education distribution courses and other campus experiences lead to the development of the following:

  1. Critical Thinking
  2. Effective Communication
  3. Global Understanding and Responsibility
  4. Information Literacy
  5. Personal Development
  6. Social Responsibility
  7. Quantitative Literacy
  8. Scientific Literacy
  9. Aesthetic Awareness

   This list was derived from college faculty‚Äôs rigorous research reviews in the following areas: attributes desired by employers for college graduates; attributes necessary for success in the most common adult roles of citizen, worker and family member; and trends in other colleges and universities.