Pictures of Hawaii Community College
Liberal Arts

The Associate in Arts degree Program, also referred to as the Liberal Arts (LBRT) Program, is designed for students who are preparing themselves to transfer to a four year college or university.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:
  • Communication - Speak and write to communicate information and ideas in professional, academic and personal settings.
  • Critical Reading - Read critically to synthesize information to gain understanding.
  • Critical Thinking - Make informed decisions through analyzing and evaluating information.
  • Information Competency - Retrieve, evaluate, and utilize information.
  • Technological Literacy - Employ computer technology to perform academic and professional tasks.
  • Quantitative Reasoning - Apply mathematical concepts, methods, and problem-solving strategies to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate real-world problems in quantitative terms.
  • Areas of Knowledge - Utilize methods, perspectives and content of selected disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
  • Self and Community - Engage in activities demonstrating understanding of one's relationship with one's communities and environments.
  • Cultural Diversity - Articulate and demonstrate an awareness and sensitivity to cultural diversity.
  • Ethics - Behave in an informed and principled manner.

Student Learning Outcome Assessment

We are committed to quality learning through the systematic assessment of our program and course learning outcomes.

Click here to view the Instructional Program Assessment Reports and Plans