General Education Requirements


General education outcomes are fulfilled by taking courses that meet the general education course requirements. The outcomes are assessed annually using a variety of direct and indirect methods. This data is used by faculty and administration to improve the general education requirements. Upon completion of an associate degree at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College, the student will be able to demonstrate the following six general education outcomes:

Gen Ed 1 Communication:

Students read, write, speak, and listen effectively to increase knowledge, to foster understanding, or to promote change in attitudes, values, beliefs, or behaviors.

Ged Ed 2 Mathematic Literacy:

Students demonstrate a strong foundation in mathematical concepts, processes and structure.


Ged Ed 3 Social Responsibility:

Civic Responsibility includes the skills and awareness necessary to live as responsible, ethical, and contributing citizens of the community, state, nation, and world.


Gen Ed 4 Culture: Ojibwe and other Native Cultures:

Students demonstrate understanding of Ojibwe and other Native American culture.


Gen Ed 5 Critical Thinking:                                                 

Students analyze, synthesize, and evaluate diverse concepts and make reasoned decisions based on evidence.


Gen Ed 6 Global Awareness:                                                                                                               

Students interact effectively and appropriately in a diverse, multi-cultural, and global society.


General education courses are fulfilled early in a student’s program of study. These courses are required of students seeking an associate’s degree and are detailed below. They are designed to strengthen the students’ knowledge base in reading, writing, study skills, public speaking, problem solving, and inter-personal skills.

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