Flint Hills Technical College, Emporia, KSCore Abilities
The student will contribute to the community by serving others.
Demonstrates understanding of citizenship obligations, such as allegiance, voting and payment of taxes in return forprivileges and protection.
Service to others:
Willingness to help others in need
Support of community activities without expectation of reward
Completing service activities with a positive attitude
Positive interpersonal relations within the community of the classroom, college, and surrounding community.
Professional Work Ethic:
The student will develop and utilize professional work skills and attitudes and demonstrate anunderstanding of ethics that is reflected in his/her behavior.
Student regularly attends class
Student is reliable and dependable
Student demonstrates professional behavior (appropriate conduct and speech)
The student will utilize analytical skills and creativity to solve problems.
Accurately identifies a problem when it arises.
Uses all available information to identify possible sources of a problem.
Finds the best solution to a problem in a timely fashion.
The student will exhibit a basic understanding of the interdependence of global issues such as economics, politics, and theenvironment, as well as their application on a national, state, and local level.
Explain global issues as they relate to his/her field of study.
Identify issues that affect the field of study.
Analyze and explain the effects of these issues on the field (e.g. changes in practice, product, market, businessmodel, etc.).
Demonstrate an understanding of interconnectedness.
Explain how individual and group actions affect others on the local, national, and international levels.
Describe how actions of one type (e.g. environmental) may have effects in other areas (e.g. economy).
Analyze problems from various viewpoints, including, but not limited to, economic, social, environmental, and political.
Identify the different perspectives from which a problem could be viewed.
Weigh the pros and cons of the problem and various solutions from those perspectives.
Choose the best solution based on this analysis.
Demonstrating an awareness of the historical legacies that have created the situations and dynamics at play in the worldtoday.
Summarize the historical causes of current situations.
Predict future possibilities based on historical circumstances.I
The student will define the research topic, locate, evaluate, and utilize the best information to meet his/her specific needs.The student will clearly communicate the results in a legal and ethical manner, citing sources properly when required to do so.
Clearly defines the scope of the question and identifies types of related information.
Accesses information using well designed search strategies from various sources.
Clearly judges accuracy and relevance of information and sources, including (but not limited to) the ability to distinguishbetween fact, inference, and opinion.
All citations are formatted correctly and appropriately.
Paraphrasing/summarizing preserves original meaning in student’s unique voice.
The student will apply appropriate computational skills to solve problems and make decisions.
Utilizes computation skills:
Computes answers correctly, given an expression or equation
Performs multiple steps to identify final answer
Utilizes a problem solving method to approach mathematical application problems:
Understands the problem
Selects the appropriate strategy
Executes the strategy
Verifies the answer
Student demonstrates self-direction and self-motivation
Student completes course materials on time and accurately
Student is willing to assist others when asked or identifies a need
Through internship opportunities student supervisor indicated student was on time, performed at a high standard for theposition assigned