Learning outcomes

Seattle Central students will achieve personal and professional goals in diverse and multicultural settings because they are able to:


Analyze, create, and reflect to address and appreciate challenges and opportunities.

Students build this skill when they:

  • Gather, interpret, and evaluate information
  • Identify problems and issues
  • Formulate hypothesis
  • Generate and implement creative strategies
  • Create and appreciate aesthetic work
  • Evaluate their thinking process


Work effectively with others to learn, complete tasks, and pursue common goals.

Students build this skill when they:

  • Identify problems and create action plans
  • Apply understanding and knowledge of group process
  • Pursue and critically evaluate different social and cultural perspectives
  • Manage conflict productively
  • Engage in community and civic life

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Exchange ideas and information through intentional listening, speaking, signing, reading, writing, or presenting.

Students build this skill when they:

  • Determine the purpose and context for communicating
  • Organize and present information purposefully
  • Seek feedback and revise to enhance effectiveness
  • Attend to conventions of communication to minimize barriers
  • Consider perspectives, experiences, and cultural differences to develop understanding


Apply knowledge and skills to solve problems.

Students build this skill when they:

  • Select and use theoretical models, quantitative and qualitative techniques, information sources, and technology tools
  • Identify and solve problems using logical strategies and evaluate results
  • Gather data from various reliable sources and assess the validity and relevancy
  • Critically evaluate solutions using research–based evidence
  • Use technology and apply to a wide range of practices, fields, and industries

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Self–evaluate and act to improve knowledge and skills.

Students build this skill when they:

  • Analyze own performance and revise to improve
  • Transfer learning by applying it in other contexts
  • Increase knowledge by identifying gaps and acting to fill them
  • Seek mentors and share knowledge with others
  • Provide and receive feedback