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Student Affairs

Welcome to SC State’s Division of Student Affairs

 

Mission

The Division of Student Affairs supports the University’s mission in that each department strives to provide methods of teaching and learning through leadership,service and opportunities which contribute to the enhancement and the quality of life of our students, as well as prepares each student to depart SC State highly skilled, competent, socially aware, and prepared for the competitive global market place while keeping the University's Core Values:  Excellence, Access and Equity, Integrity and Respect in the forefront of our student learning outcomes. 


STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

INTELLECTUAL GROWTH (EXCELLENCE)
Produces personal and educational goal statements; Employs critical thinking in problem solving; Uses complex information from a variety of sources including personal experience and observation to form a decision or opinion; Obtains a degree; Applies previously understood information and concepts to a new situation or setting; Expresses appreciation for literature, the fine arts, mathematics, sciences, and social sciences

CAREER CHOICES (ACCESS AND EQUITY)
Articulates career choices based on assessment of interests, values,
skills and abilities; Documents knowledge, skills and accomplishments resulting from formal education, work experience, community service and volunteer experiences; Makes the connections between classroom and out-of-classroom learning; Can construct a resume with clear job objectives and evidence of related knowledge, skills and accomplishments; Articulates the characteristics of a preferred work environment; Comprehends the world of work; Takes steps to initiate a job search or seek advanced education

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Articulates leadership philosophy or style; Serves in a leadership
position in a student organization; Comprehends the dynamics of a
group; Exhibits democratic principles as a leader; Exhibits ability to
visualize a group purpose and desired outcomes

HEALTHY BEHAVIOR
Chooses behaviors and environments that promote health and reduce risk; Articulate the relationship between health and wellness and accomplishing life long goals; Exhibits behaviors that advance a
healthy community.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (INTEGRITY)
Understands and participates in relevant governance systems;
Understands, abides by, and participates in the development,
maintenance, and/or orderly change of community, social, and legal standards or norms; Appropriately challenges the unfair, unjust, or uncivil behavior of other individuals or groups; Participates in service/volunteer activities

SATISFYING AND PRODUCTIVE LIFESTYLES (RESPECT)
Achieves balance between education, work and leisure time;
Articulates and meets goals for work, leisure and education;
Overcomes obstacles that hamper goal achievement; Functions on
the basis of personal identity, ethical, spiritual and moral values;
Articulates long-term goals and objectives