• Inquiry

    The application of concepts and tools to create, verify and communicate new knowledge.

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS UC STUDENTS ACHIEVE IN THE AREA OF INQUIRY:

    Associate Degree: Foundational Skills and Knowledge

    • Comprehend the distinction between observation and inference
    • Understand the deliberate strategy of forming and testing hypotheses, and how theories are formed, tested, validated, and accorded provisional acceptance
    • Demonstrate the ability to use the scientific method  Use algebraic and geometric language correctly and efficiently
    • Manipulate linear equations and mathematical formulas to solve for appropriate values
    • Solve word problems that are related to commonly significant issues and require mathematics-based quantitative analysis

    Baccalaureate Degree: Advanced Skills and Knowledge

    • Apply and integrate foundational mathematical knowledge, skills and processes in a range of real world contexts to develop and deepen in the student the habits of thinking and quantitative reasoning
    • Use scientific processes in a variety of contexts
    • Incorporates multiple information resources with appropriate citations in discipline-specific research

    Graduate Degree Synthesis and Application of Skills and Knowledge at the Professional level

    • Addresses professional, discipline-specific problems and scenarios by using multiple tools and different sources and types of information
    • Communicates results in a manner consistent with standards of the profession RETURN TO