The System Wide competencies (College competencies) define and describe the skills and knowledge expected of the College of Micronesia-FSM graduates. The following broad learning outcomes are expected of all graduates.
Graduates of COM-FSM should be proficient in mathematics, reading, writing and speech communication.
Graduates of COM-FSM should have a concept of self (needs, abilities, interests, values) and be able to explain the relationship of self to others necessary for making value judgments for satisfying and productive lives.
Graduates of COM-FSM should apply the meaning of career, defined as a whole life endeavor, to make career choices appropriate to individuals’ own needs, abilities, interests, values and education.
Graduates of COM-FSM should have the skills to pursue lifelong learning.
Graduates of COM-FSM should be able to use decision-making processes to solve problems.
Graduates of COM-FSM should be able to analyze the impact of arts and humanities on life and discuss the part that diverse cultural ethnic groups play in the arts of humanities.
Graduates of COM-FSM should have the skills necessary to analyze social, political, business and economic systems in order to function effectively within them.
Graduates of COM-FSM should be able to analyze the impact and apply the principles of science and technology so that they may make intelligent judgments.
Graduates of COM-FSM should have the skills and experience necessary to make use of contemporary information systems in support of their personal life and career goals.
Graduates of COM-FSM should be able to satisfy the competencies in their chosen curricula.
Graduates of COM-FSM should have the ability and skills to respond and adapt to new and changing situations.