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General Education Learning Outcomes

By completing the University of Utah’s General Education program (American Institutions, Quantitative Reasoning [QA and QB, or QR], Lower Division Writing, Applied Sciences, Fine Arts, Humanities, Physical and Life Sciences, and Social and Behavioral Sciences), students will be prepared for twenty-first-century challenges by gaining:

  1. Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World
    • Knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world through study in the sciences and mathematics, social sciences, humanities, histories, languages, and the arts

Focused by engagement with big questions, both contemporary and enduring

  1. Intellectual and Practical Skills, including:

Practiced extensively, across the curriculum, in the context of progressively more challenging problems, projects, and standards for performance

  1. Personal and Social Responsibility, including:

Anchored through active involvement with diverse communities and real-world challenges

  1. Integrative Learning
    • Integrative learning (including synthesis and advanced accomplishment across general and specialized studies)

Demonstrated through the application of knowledge, skills, and responsibilities to new settings and complex problems

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Last Updated: 4/5/17