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Goals for a Knox Education


Office of Academic Assessment

Borzello 128, K-Box 190

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


Fax: 309-341-7034


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Goals for FP

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Write a short essay that, with clarity and acccuracy, presents a convincing argument or analysis;

  2. Contribute to class discussion, demonstratiing careful listening to others as well as close reading of the assigned texts;

  3. Demonstrate habits of critical thinking in their contributions to class discussion as well as in their academic work;

  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the meaning of "academic integrity" as it applies to academic work, including proper citation.


Goals for Foundations reflect the specific expectations for GKE-1: Knox graduates will be able to engage with the central questions and methods used within the broad areas of liberal arts learning: arts, humanities, social sciences, science.



Natural and Physical Sciences Foundation

Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning

Social Sciences

Departmental and program goals reflect the outcomes for graduates within the program/department.

Links between Departmental and Program Goals and Goals for a Knox General Education show the relationships between department/program goals and Knox Goals.

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