Signature Assignments

Signature assignments will occur in EWPC 103, EWPC 150, EWPC 204, and THEO 230. Students will complete Signature Assignments in EWPC 103 and EWPC 150 to demonstrate competence in foundational skills. Students will complete Signature Assignments in EWPC 204 and THEO 230 to demonstrate that they have achieved General Education objectives.

Students will prepare for Signature Assignments via the introduction, reinforcement and mastery of general education objectives in the following general education courses:


General Education Goals

  1. Students will read analytically, synthetically, and critically in a variety of genres.

    Introduced Reinforced Mastered
    Skills and Signiture Courses HUMS 110, EWPC 103, THEO 110, BIOL 115, CHEM 200, GEOL 110, SCIE 102    
    Humanities Choices   EWPC 111, ARTS 100, 120, 140, 160, 170, PHIL 200  
    Social Science Choices   PSYC 100, HIST 110, 115, 120, SOC 210, ECON 160, PLSC 220  
    Capstone Sequence     EWPC 204, THEO 230

  2. Students will write in a variety of forms using valid logic, persuasive rhetoric, and correct grammar, usage, and punctuation.

    Introduced Reinforced Mastered
    Skills and Signiture Courses HUMS 110, EWPC 103, THEO 110, BIOL 115, CHEM 200, GEOL 110, SCIE 102    
    Humanities Choices   EWPC 111, ARTS 100, 120, 140, 160, 170, PHIL 200  
    Social Science Choices   PSYC 100, HIST 110, 115, 120, SOC 210, ECON 160, PLSC 220  
    Capstone Sequence     EWPC 204, THEO 230

  3. Students will be able to orally deliver a presentation with a clear central idea that is logically developed, supported by convincing evidence and valid reasoning, and expressed using language and delivery choices thoughtfully adapted to the audience.

    Introduced Reinforced Mastered
    Skills and Signiture Courses HUMS 110, THEO 110, EWPC 150 EWPC 150  
    Humanities Choices   EWPC 111, ARTS 100, 120, 140, 160, 170, PHIL 200  
    Social Science Choices   PSYC 100, HIST 110, 115, 120, SOC 210, ECON 160, PLSC 220  
    Capstone Sequence   EWPC 204 THEO 230

  4. Students can represent, apply, analyze, and evaluate relevant qualitative and quantitative mathematical and scientific evidence (i.e. equations, graphs, diagrams, tables, words) to support or refute an argument.

    Introduced Reinforced Mastered
    Skills and Signiture Courses MATH 104, 110, 171, BIOL 115, CHEM 200, GEOL 110, SCIE 102 MATH 104, 110, 171, BIOL 115, CHEM 200, GEOL 110, SCIE 102  
    Humanities Choices      
    Social Science Choices   PSYC 100, HIST 110, 115, 120, SOC 210, ECON 160, PLSC 220  
    Capstone Sequence   EWPC 204  

  5. Students will appreciate, create, and critique the persuasive power of art and media.

    Introduced Reinforced Mastered
    Skills and Signiture Courses HUMS 110, EWPC 103, THEO 110, EWPC 150 HUMS 110  
    Humanities Choices   EWPC 111, ARTS 100, 120, 140, 160, 170, PHIL 200 ARTS 100, 120, 140, 160, 170
    Social Science Choices      
    Capstone Sequence     EWPC 204, THEO 230

  6. The student will be able to apply ethical standards to social issues and analyze their own core beliefs and the origin of these beliefs.

    Introduced Reinforced Mastered
    Skills and Signiture Courses HUMS 110, EWPC 103, THEO 110, BIOL 115, CHEM 200, GEOL 110, SCIE 102    
    Humanities Choices   EWPC 111, ARTS 100, 120, 140, 160, 170, PHIL 200  
    Social Science Choices   PSYC 100, HIST 110, 115, 120, SOC 210, ECON 160, PLSC 220  
    Capstone Sequence   EWPC 204 THEO 230