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GENERAL EDUCATION

The Purpose of General Education is to provide opportunities for connections.

 
Learning Framework
FRAMEWORK

At the U, we promise that every student has opportunities to be part of a community, develop knowledge and skills they need, make an impact and be transformed in the process. The Learning Framework is a tool that helps us keep that promise.

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INTERSECTIONS

Courses are organized in four intersections of the Learning Framework. You’ll have the opportunity to select courses from the intersection(s) of your choice, based on the connections and competencies you want to develop through your General Education and Bachelor Degree Requirement coursework:

  1.  Collaborate effectively
  2.  Reason and act ethically
  3.  Persist in addressing complex problems
  4.  Respond creatively

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Learning Framwork Model 
 
Learning Framwork Model
 
Elements

The elements of General Education and Bachelor Degree requirements organize requirements so that you develop specific skills across three areas:

  1. Foundational Skills – Basic skills in writing and quantitative reasoning.
  2. Enhanced Skills – Specific skills designed around your degree of choice.
  3. Perspectives – Understanding across difference contexts and worldviews.

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Models

We understand that each student has a unique set of needs and circumstances for completing their General Education and Bachelor Degree Requirement Courses. 

That is why we have created three different navigation models. Any of these models can help you build connections and design your educational experience.

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Learning Framwork Model

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Last Updated: 5/15/20