CMU General Education Competencies

​​​​Overview

The General Education Competencies represent important skills that students expand during their studies at Central Michigan University. CMU graduates are expected to demonstrate adeptness in the areas of writing, oral expression, ​mathematics, and quantitative reasoning. The requirements under each competency were specifically developed to aid students in mastering the skills necessary to function as constructive and productive citizens. For additional on General Education competencies, please contact the Director of General Education. 

​​Quantitative Reasoning

Quantitative Literacy and the 21st Century Curriculum presented by Nathan Grawe, Carleton College (12.5 minutes)

Learn more about quantitative reasoning as a habit of mind to consider the power and limitations of quantitative evidence in the evaluation, construction, and communication of arguments in public, professional, and personal life.



Q & A from Quantitative Literacy and the 21st Century Curriculum presented by Nathan Grawe, Carleton College (34  minutes)


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