Essential Skills and Dispositions

The following skills and standards, with or without reasonable accommodations, are expected of students enrolled in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Adolescence Education A.A. program (EDA).

  1. Emotional stability and psychological health to work with adolescents, families, colleagues and college personnel.
  2. Interpersonal skills sufficient to establish a professional relationship with individuals, adolescents and families from a variety of cultural, social, emotional, and intellectual backgrounds.
  3. Effective written and oral communication skills.
  4. Critical thinking for assessment and decision making in the classroom.
  5. Character dispositions such as honesty, integrity, caring and empathy.