Foundations

 
 

Information Literacy

 
The ability to access and use information ethically, legally and responsibly; determine the extent of information needed; access the needed information; evaluate information and sources critically; and use information to accomplish a specific purpose.
 

Written Communication 

 

Viterbo students will communicate effectively in writing, shaping their writing in relation to subject, purpose, medium, context, and intended audience. 

Oral Communication

 
Oral communication is a prepared, purposeful presentation designed to increase knowledge, to foster understanding, or to promote change in the listeners' attitudes, values, beliefs, or behaviors.
(AAC&U VALUE rubric)
 

Quantitative Literacy 

 
Quantitative Literacy is an aggregate of knowledge, dispositions, learned practices of informed skepticism, effective communication, and problem-solving skills that people need in order to confidently and competently engage in quantitative situations arising from everyday life and work.
 
 
When can Foundations courses co-count? 
 
Page last updated: 10.22.2012