UnderGraduate catalog: 2020/21 term 1

Institutional Learning Goals

Within the context of the liberal arts tradition, the University of the People has defined the following institutional learning goals. The goals cover three main areas:  academic competencies, knowledge and intellectual abilities, and personal and civic responsibility.

A. Academic Competencies

      • Communication Fluency – Students’ communications and their academic writing will demonstrate the use of clear, well-organized arguments and credible supporting evidence.
      • Quantitative Fluency – Students will use mathematical methods to solve sophisticated problems.
      • Technological Fluency – Students will acquire the skills to function in today’s highly technical society and to perform in their chosen field.

B. Knowledge and Intellectual Abilities

      • Integrative Knowledge – Students will synthesize a broad understanding of the arts and humanities, the social and behavioral sciences, and the natural sciences and technology.
      • Specialized Knowledge – Students will master the fundamental concepts, principle terminology, historical foundations, and future implications of a specific field or discipline.

C. Personal and Civic Responsibility

      • Intercultural and Historical Consciousness – Students will understand and critically reflect on how the geographies, histories, and cultures of the world have shaped contemporary global experience.

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