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California State University, Long Beach

CSULB's Educational Mission

The University's educational mission is to promote intellectual and personal development and to prepare students for life-long learning as well as preparing them to succeed in a variety of professional endeavors and to function as informed, contributing members of the community.

To these ends, the mission of the undergraduate curriculum is grounded in a strong general education program, emphasizing the acquisition of:

  • writing
  • critical thinking
  • analytical skills
  • knowledge of cultural and artistic traditions
  • the analysis of human behavior and society in the past and present
  • scientific modes of inquiry

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