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The Essential GE Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the GE requirements, CSU students should show mastery in each of the following:

Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World

  • Achieved through study in the Sciences and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Humanities, Histories, Languages, and the Arts

Intellectual and Practical Skills, including:

  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Information Literacy and Technology Literacy
  • Teamwork
  • Creativity, Inquiry, and Discovery

Personal and Civic Responsibility, including:

  • Global Competencies
  • Intercultural Competence (cultural values/traditions-U.S.)
  • Ethical Reasoning and Social Responsibility
  • Self-Understanding
  • Foundation and Skills for Lifelong Learning

Integrative Learning, including:

  • Synthesis and Interdisciplinary Methods of Inquiry


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