Pathways Governance & Assessment Table

This table reflects the most up-to-date list of Pathways courses and minors, either already approved or in governance. HOWEVER, since this is a working document, you must check JIRA or contact Stephen Biscotte at biscotsm@vt.edu to double-check the accuracy of the information.Think you have spotted an error or discrepancy? Please contact Stephen Biscotte: biscotsm@vt.edu. For full descriptions of the Pathways Concepts and Outcomes, check out this handout.


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CLE Areas:
1 = Writing and Discourse
2 = Ideas, Cultural, Traditions, and Values
3 = Society and Human Behavior
4 = Scientific Reasoning and Discovery
5 = Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning
6 = Creativity and Aesthetic Experience
7 = Critical Issues in a Global Context

Pathways Core Concepts:
1f =Foundational Discourse
1a = Advanced/Applied Discourse
2 = Critical Thinking in the Humanities
3 = Reasoning in the Social Sciences
4 =
Reasoning in the Natural Sciences
5f = Foundational Quantitative and Computational Thinking
5a = Advanced/Applied Quantitative and Computational Thinking
6a, 6d, or 6a,6d (either) = Critique and Practice in Design and the Arts
7 = Critical Analysis of Identity and Equity in the United States

Pathways Integrative Concepts:
10 = Ethical Reasoning
11 = Intercultural and Global Awareness