General Education Program

Strengthening intellectual, creative and professional lives

Cal Poly University Learning Objectives

At Cal Poly, we believe that General Education is central and vital to each student's university experience. The GE Program strives to integrate the University Learning Objectives into the GE Curriculum for students.

All Students who complete an undergraduate education at Cal Poly should be able to:

  • Think critically and creatively
  • Communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate expertise in a scholarly discipline and understand that discipline in relation to the larger world of the arts, sciences, and technology
  • Work productively as individuals and in groups
  • Use their knowledge and skills to make a positive contribution to society
  • Make reasoned decisions based on an understanding of ethics, a respect for diversity, and an awareness of issues related to sustainability
  • Engage in lifelong learning  

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