General Education Competencies

The general education framework at IUPUC is comprised of three core areas of knowledge and associated courses. For full details, download the general education objectives and approved courses for each.

Foundational Skills

Foundational skills are addressed by four student learning outcomes that describe desired performance at the college level in core communications (writing, speaking, listening, viewing) and mathematical modeling.

  • Core communications
  • Mathematical modeling

Areas of Knowledge

Areas of knowledge are addressed by seven student learning outcomes that describe desired performance at the college level in natural, mathematical and information sciences, in the arts and humanities, and in social and historical studies.

  • Natural, quantitative, and information sciences
  • Arts and humanities
  • Social and historical studies

Modes of Inquiry

Modes of inquiry are addressed by four student learning outcomes that describe desired performance at the college level in integrated and complex problem solving, specifically in the areas of cross cultural inquiry, researched writing, ethics, and service.

  • World languages and cross-cultural inquiry
  • Researched writing
  • Ethical inquiry