2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

General Education Learning Goals

Fundamental Base of Knowledge

Students will develop a fundamental base of knowledge necessary for all future academic study and professional preparation.

Critical Reasoning

Students will develop the ability to solve unfamiliar problems and generate new meaning.

Social Responsibility

Students will develop an understanding of the individual's role in the larger community and the natural world, and an awareness of the importance of involvement in the same.

Multiple Perspectives

Students will develop an awareness of multiple viewpoints by exploring the relationship among values, attitudes, cultures, and behaviors.

Lifelong Learning

Students will acquire the interest and ability to further their learning. General Education at Lesley goes beyond offering breadth and depth in the liberal arts. Learning goals are infused into study in the major, in co-curricular settings, in the community, and through self-reflection.