Associate of Arts

Associate of Arts – General Studies

PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE IN GENERAL STUDIES:

  1. The student will express ideas effectively through writing and
  2. The student will demonstrate use of technology.
  3. The student will develop their knowledge of various cultures with an emphasis on the Lakota/Dakota culture.
  4. The student will demonstrate mathematical skills and reasoning:
    1. organize and analyze data to make inferences about real world situations (critical thinking skills),
    2. apply the basic math properties to solve equations and inequalities (mathematical principles).

Associate of Arts – General Studies Nursing Transfer

  1. The student will gain the acquired basic principles and skills in the general education area required for transfer to a four-year institution of higher learning.
  2. The student will complete transfer requirements for furthering their nursing education.

Associate of Arts/Science – Business Administration

PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR ASSOCIATE OF ARTS/SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION:

  1. The student will demonstrate knowledge of maintaining accounts and preparing financial statements for a sole proprietorship business.
  2. The student will exhibit professional skills in written and verbal communication.
  3. The student will demonstrate practical application of small business management principles including supervision, marketing, and business planning techniques.
  4. The student will demonstrate knowledge of legal issues relating to business.
  5. The student will display basic knowledge of global, national, local, and Native American tribal economic concepts.
  6. The student will apply interpersonal communication, diversity, and conflict resolution strategies.

Associate of Arts – Pre-engineering

PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN PRE-ENGINEERING

  1. The student will apply knowledge of Chemistry, Physics, mathematics through Calculus II, and introductory engineering to the analysis of engineering problems.
  2. The student will conduct experiments and analyze and interpret data.
  3. The student will design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints at a level typical of a beginning 3rd year undergraduate in an ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.) accredited engineering program.
  4. The student will function on teams having a diversity of educational, occupational, and cultural backgrounds.
  5. The student will identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems at a level typical of a beginning 3rd year undergraduate in an ABET accredited engineering program.

Associate of Arts – Native American Studies

PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE IN NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES:

  1. The student will demonstrate proficiency in the Lakota/Dakota language:
    1. Orally
    2. Reading
    3. Writing
  2. The student will demonstrate an awareness of Lakota/Dakota culture and the importance of cultural activities and their role in Lakota/Dakota society.
  3. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the traditional values of Lakota/Dakota society.

 

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