Feb 20, 2024
Programs may require that students select specific general education courses. See program requirements for details.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Students will demonstrate comprehension of the Christian story, beginning with the central story of Jesus and continuing with the story of the church, with particular attention to the Anabaptists.
- Students will demonstrate comprehension of their own and other people's stories in relation to personal, cultural and historical contexts.
- Students will demonstrate comprehension of disciplinary narratives and methodologies and their interaction with Christian faith traditions.
- Students will demonstrate competency in oral communication.
- Students will demonstrate competency in written communication.
- Students will demonstrate competency in mediated communication.
- Students will demonstrate competency in quantitative communication.
- Students will demonstrate competency in multi-lingual communication.
- Students will demonstrate the comprehensive exploration of issues, ideas, artifacts, events, contexts and ethical perspectives and ramifications before accepting or formulating an opinion or pursuing a course of action. Students will demonstrate inductive and deductive reasoning utilizing quantitative and qualitative information. Students will apply knowledge of disciplinary methodologies.
- Students will identify information needed in order to fully understand a topic or task, explain how that information is organized, identify the best sources of information for a given enquiry, locate and critically evaluate sources, and accurately and effectively share that information.
- Students will demonstrate knowledge of the nature of wellness and become skillful in the holistic care of self.
- Students will demonstrate the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make a difference in the life of communities.
Stories of Peoples and Cultures
Tools of Human Inquiry and Communication
- Level III high school language with grades of c- or better in final semester, Elementary, level II, college language study or Examination (CLEP, local examination, TOEFL, or IELTS)
Modes of Human Inquiry and Thought
Humanities (select 2 from different subject areas)
Natural Science (select 2 from different subject areas)
Social Science (select 2 from different subject areas)
Key for General Education Summary: Undergraduate
- Transfer students: Students who transfer into Fresno Pacific University with a minimum of 50 transferable units received prior to attendance at FPU may meet the general education history requirement (courses marked with a one) in one of the following ways:
- Two semesters at a prior institution of world history or Western civilization.
- Two of the following at FPU: Ancient Civilizations, Medieval/Early Modern Civilizations or Modern Civilizations.
- One semester at a prior institution and one semester at FPU of the following:
- If ancient civilization at a previous institution, then at FPU either Medieval/Early Modern Civilizations or Modern Civilizations.
- If modern civilizations at a previous institution, then at FPU either Ancient Civilizations or Medieval/Early Modern Civilizations. Refer to the course overlap policy.
- Specific requirement for liberal studies major.
- For liberal studies major: PE 120 - Dance Movement