Student Learning Outcomes Statements

San Antonio College has four programs:  

The Alamo Colleges include in the core curriculum, courses that meet the core objectives as outlined by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, (referred to as Marketable Skills at San Antonio College):

Critical Thinking Skills - creative thinking, innovation, inquiry, and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information
Communication Skills - effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral and visual communication
Empirical and Quantitative Skills - manipulation and analysis of numerical data or observable facts resulting in informed conclusions
Teamwork - ability to consider different points of view and to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal
Social Responsibility - intercultural competence, knowledge of civic responsibility, and the ability to engage effectively in regional, national, and global communities
Personal Responsibility - ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making

Additionally, the college has identified the following as core objectives/Marketable Skills.

Leadership: A student will maintain a productive work environment and confidently motivate others to meet high performance standards.
Performance: A student will create artistic or technical demonstrations through the means of self-expression, language, technology, and/or learned skills.


The core curriculum specifics are provided in the catalog for the student’s use in selecting the courses that align with any receiving institution’s requirements. Students should note their transfer university’s freshman and sophomore requirements, as core curriculum courses required in specific majors/pre-majors may satisfy both core curriculum and major requirements at a university.