Outcomes Assessment Core Competencies - Southwestern Illinois College

The Successful Student

When you graduate from SWIC, you will have practiced these skills in many of your classes:


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The ability to recognize and assess the implications of our behaviors to ourselves and the community and to adapt as needed.

Communication Skills

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The ability to convey information verbally, electronically, or in written form, in a manner that is clear and appropriate to the circumstances, and that increases understanding in the audience.

Reasoning Skills

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The ability to organize, evaluate, and apply information in order to express ideas in a useful form.