Continuing Learning/ Information Literacy

Continuing Learning/Information Literacy courses are designed so that students will be able to use traditional and digital technology to access, evaluate, and apply information to the needs or questions confronting them throughout their academic, professional, and personal lives.

Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate mastery of the Continuing Learning/Information Literacy general education core competency by being able to:

  • Demonstrate competency in using current, relevant technologies to solve problems, complete projects, and make informed decisions.
  • Access, navigate, identify and evaluate information that is appropriate for students’ need(s) and audience(s).
  • Synthesize information to broaden knowledge and experiences and to produce both independent and collaborative work.
  • Evaluate the economic, legal, ethical, and social issues surrounding the access and use of information and relevant technologies.


Basic Assessment Rubric:

2021-22 Course List

The following Middlesex Community College courses are designated as fulfilling the Continuing Learning/Information Literacy general education core competency.  (For full course descriptions, hover over the “Numbers” below.)

ACC*271 Intermediate Accounting I
ACC*272 Intermediate Accounting II
ART*250 Digital Photography
BBG*115 Business Software Applications
BFN*110 Personal Finance
BMG*202 Principles of Management
BMK*201 Principles of Marketing
BMK*216 Internet Marketing
CAD*110 Introduction to CAD
CJS*211 Criminal Law I
CJS*212 Criminal Law II
CJS*213 Evidence and Criminal Procedure
CSA*135 Spreadsheet Applications
CSA*140 Database Applications
CSC*101 Introduction to Computers
CSC*105 Programming Logic
CSC*115 Introduction to Programming with Alice
CSC*116 Introduction to Programming with JavaScript
CSC*205 Visual Basic I
CSC*231 Database Design I
CSC*262 Programming Mobile Devices I
CSC*295 Coop Ed/Work Experience
CST*120 Introduction to Operating Systems
CST*163 Windows Server Administration
CST*201 Introduction to Management Information Systems
CST*228 Voice and Data Interworking
CST*231 Data Communication and Networking
CST*270 Network Security Fundamentals
ECE*101 Introduction to Early Childhood Education
ECE*131 Children’s Literature

Additional Continuing Learning & Information Literacy courses
for students who took certain courses prior to the Fall 2017 semester

The following Middlesex Community College courses were previously designated as fulfilling the Continuing Learning & Information Literacy general education core competency. Students matriculating in 2017-18 and later may not use these courses to fulfill the Continuing Learning & Information Literacy general education core competency.  Alternate general education choices may be found in the full course descriptions, as seen by hovering over the underlined Numbers below.

BBG*101 Introduction to Business
BBG*125 The Future and Business Organizations
BBG*135 Exploring Business & Technology Careers
BBG*294 Business Internship
BBG*295 Cooperative Work Experience
BES*118 Small Business Management
BFN*201 Principles of Finance
BMG*204 Managerial Communications
BMG*210 Principles of Organizational Behavior
BMG*220 Human Resource Management
BMK*103 Principles of Retailing
BMK*106 Principles of Selling
BMK*230 Advertising and Promotion
CSC*220 Object Oriented Programming Using JAVA
CST*141 Computer Hardware
ENG*101 Composition
ENG*101E Composition (Embedded)
ENG*102 Literature and Composition
ENG*110 Introduction to Literature
ENG*200 Advanced Composition
ENG*202 Technical Writing
ENG*210 Fiction
ENG*211 Short Story
ENG*213 Poetry
ENG*214 Drama
ENG*218 Autobiography
ENG*220 Studies in American Literature
ENG*221 American Literature I
ENG*222 American Literature II
ENG*231 British Literature I
ENG*232 British Literature II
ENG*233 Shakespeare
ENG*234 Shakespeare II
ENG*262 Women in Literature
ENG*291 Mythology
ENG*298 Special Topics in English
HIM*205 Medical Coding 1
HIM*206 Medical Coding 2
HLT*160/SOC*160 Introduction to Public Health
HON 101 Honors Seminar
HON 102 Honors Seminar II
HON 202 Honors Capstone Project
PSY*103 Introduction to Holistic Wellness
PSY*201 Life Span Development
PSY*204 Child and Adolescent Development
PSY*240 Social Psychology