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NOVA's Core Learning Outcomes

Civic Engagement: the ability to contribute to the civic life and well-being of local, national, and global communities as both a social responsibility and a life-long learning process.

Critical Thinking: the ability to use information, ideas and arguments from relevant perspectives to make sense of complex issues and solve problems.

Professional Readiness: the ability to work well with others and display situationally and culturally appropriate demeanor and behavior.

Quantitative Literacy: the ability to perform accurate calculations, interpret quantitative information, apply and analyze relevant numerical data, and use results to support conclusions.

Scientific Literacy: the ability to apply the scientific method and related concepts and principles to make informed decisions and engage with issues related to the natural, physical, and social world.

Written Communication: the ability to develop, convey, and exchange ideas in writing, as appropriate to a given context and audience.