Academic Programs

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Models for General Education and All University Requirements (GEAR)

Guidelines & Learning Outcomes

Area A – Basic Subjects

Critical Thinking

Oral Communication

Written Communication

Area B – Science

Area C – Arts and Humanities

Area D – Social Science

Area E – Lifelong Learning & Self-Development

Communication and Ways of Thinking courses are responsible for addressing learning outcomes for the particular areas of GE that they meet.

Diversity and Common Ground

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to analyze the complexity of diversity through the perspective of differential power and privilege, identity politics, and/or multicultural studies.

American Institutions

Information on Rubrics


Humboldt State University