A Student Guide to Learning Outcomes

Student learning outcomes – SLOs – are overall skills, knowledge, or abilities which students are expected to demonstrate after completing a course or program of study at Palomar College. Faculty have identified SLOs and assessment plans for every course and program offered at Palomar. You can find the SLOs for all courses and programs from the list below.

The College has also identified a set of General Education/Institutional Learning Outcomes. You can find a description and list of those from the menu on the left.

FAQs – click here for answers to common questions about learning outcomes (under construction)

Course and Program SLOs

Course SLOs by DisciplineProgram SLOs
Accounting - ACCTAccounting - ACCT
Administration of Justice - AJAdministration of Justice - AJ
Adult Basic Education - N ABEDAdult Basic Education - N ABED
Africana Studies - ASAfricana Studies - AS
Alcohol & Other Drug Studies - AODSAlcohol & Other Drug Studies - AODS
American Indian Studies - AISAmerican Indian Studies - AIS
American Sign Language - ASLAmerican Sign Language - ASL
American Studies - AMSAmerican Studies - AMS
Anthropology - ANTHAnthropology - ANTH
Apprenticeship - APApprenticeship - AP
Arabic - ARABArabic - ARAB
Architecture - ARCHArchitecture - ARCH
Art - ARTArt - ART
Art - Design - ARTDArt - Design - ARTD
Art - Illustration - ARTIArt - Illustration - ARTI
Astronomy - ASTRAstronomy - ASTR
Athletics & Competitive Sports - ACSAthletics & Competitive Sports - ACS
Automotive Technology - ATAutomotive Technology - AT
Aviation - AVIAAviation Sciences - AVIA
Basic Education - N BASCBasic Education - N BASC
Biology - BIOLBiology - BIOL
Botany - BOTBotany - BOT
Business - BUSBusiness - BUS
Business Management - BMGTBusiness Management- BMGT
Cabinet & Furniture Technology - CFTCabinet & Furniture Technology - CFT
Chemistry - CHEMChemistry - CHEM
Chicano Studies - CSChicano Studies - CS
Child Development - CHDVChild Development - CHDV
Chinese - CHINChinese - CHIN
Cinema - CINECinema - CINE
Citizenship - N CTZNCitizenship - N CTZN
Communications - COMMCommunication - COMM
CSIS - Computer Science - CSCICSIS - Computer Science - CSCI
CSIS - Database - CSDBCSIS - Database - CSDB
CSIS - Information Technology - CSITCSIS - Information Technology - CSIT
CSIS - Networking - CSNTCSIS - Networking - CSNT
CSIS - Web Technology - CSWBCSIS - Web Techonology - CSWB
Construction Inspection - CIConstruction Inspection - CI
Cooperative Education - CECooperative Education - CE
Counseling - COUNCounseling - COUN
Dance - DNCEDance - DNCE
Dental Assisting - DADental Assisting - DA
Diesel Mechanics Technology - DMTDiesel Mechanics Technology - DMT
Digital Broadcast Arts - DBA (formerly Radio and Television -RTV)Digital Broadcast Arts - DBA
Disability Education - N DSABDisability Education - N DSAB
Disability Resource - DRDisability Resource - DR
Drafting Technology - DTDrafting Technology - DT
Earth Science - ESEarth Sciences - ES
Economics - ECONEconomics - ECON
Emergency Medical Education - EMEEmergency Medical Education - EME
Engineering - ENGREngineering - ENGR
English - ENGEnglish - ENG
English as a Second Language - ESLEnglish as a Second Language - ESL
English as a Second Language - N ESLEnglish as a Second Language - N ESL
Entertainment Technology ENTTEntertainment Technology - ENTT
Family and Consumer SciencesFamily & Consumer Sciences - FCS
Fashion - FASHFashion - FASH
Fire Techology - FIREFire Technology - FIRE
French - FRENFrench - FREN
General Studies - GSGeneral Studies - GS
Geography - GEOGGeography - GEOG
Geology - GEOLGeology - GEOL
German - GERMGerman - GERM
Graphic Communications - GCGraphic Communications - GC
Graphic Communications - Imaging and Publishing - GCIPGraphic Communications - Imaging & Publishing - GCIP
Graphic Communications - Multimedia & Web - GCMWPGraphic Communications - Multimedia & Web - GCMW
HealthHealth - HE
Health and Safety Education - N HSEDHealth and Safety Education - N HSED
History - HISTHistory - HIST
Humanities - HUMHumanities - HUM
Industrial Technology - ITIndustrial Technology - IT
Insurance - INSInsurance - INS
Interior Design - IDInterior Design - ID
International Business - IBUSInternational Business - IBUS
Italian - ITALItalian - ITAL
Japanese - JAPNJapanese - JAPN
Journalism - JOURJournalism - JOUR
Judiac Studies - JSJudaic Studies - JS
Kinesiology - KINEKinesiology - KINE
Legal Studies - LSLegal Studies - LS
Library Technology - LTLibrary Technology - LT
Math - MATHMathematics - MATH
Microbiology - MICRMicrobiology - MICR
Multicultural Studies - MCSMulticultural studies - MCS
Music - MUSMusic - MUS
Nursing - NURSNursing Education - NURS
Nutrition - NUTRNutrition - NUTR
Oceanography - OCNOceanography - OCN
Office Information Systems - OIS (now in BUS)Office Information Systems - OIS (now in BUS)
Philosphy - PHILPhilosophy - PHIL
Photography - PHOTPhotography - PHOT
Physical Science - PHSCPhysical Science - PHSC
Physics - PHYSPhysics - PHYS
Political Science - POSCPolitical Science - POSC
Psychology - PSYCPsychology - PSYC
Public Works Management - PWMPublic Works Management - PWM
Reading - READReading - READ
Real Estate - REReal Estate - RE
Recreation - RECRecreation - REC
Religious Studies - RSReligious Studies - RS
Sociology - SOCSociology - SOC
Spanish - SPANSpanish - SPAN
Speech - SPCHSpeech - SPCH
Theater Arts - TATheater Arts - TA
University StudiesUniversity Studies
Upholstery - UPUpholstery - UP
Waste Water technology - WWTWastewater Tech Education - WWT
Water Technology Education - WTEWater Technology - WTE
Welding - WELDWelding Technology - WELD
Women's StudiesWomen's Studies
Zoology - ZOOZOOLOGY - ZOO