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The purpose of an IU Southeast undergraduate education is to prepare students to act as thoughtful, informed and productive citizens and lifelong learners in the context of a complex and rapidly changing society.

We believe that the best education is one that provides not only specific knowledge and skills but also intellectual breadth. Such an education enables students to develop into well rounded human beings who can provide the leadership their communities need in an era of rapid change.

We embrace the notion of a set of common goals for an undergraduate education at IU Southeast and recognize that the means of attaining those goals will vary among degree programs. The coherence of an IU Southeast education lies more in the pursuit of common goals than in the completion of common courses.

The pursuit of these goals is a shared responsibility of faculty and students. Courses in the major contribute to general education and those in general education contribute to the major. Thus all faculty members foster both the breadth and the depth of the education of all students in their courses.

Common Goals of an IU Southeast Undergraduate Education

These are primarily the goals of general education:

1. To develop essential skills, including:

  1. Written communication skills
  2. Oral communication skills
  3. Quantitative reasoning
  4. Reasoning about ethical questions or Diversity
  5. Critical thinking
  6. Information Literacy Library Instruction

2. To understand humanity and the world through the Central Ideas, Issues and Methods of Inquiry found in the Arts and Humanities, the Natural and Physical Sciences, and the Social and Behavioral Sciences.

These are primarily the goals of the major:

3. To acquire a depth of knowledge in a specified area of study.

4. Within the context of a specified area of study, to reason, to think both critically and creatively, and to solve problems.

Campus Events

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 5th, 2022

All day event

Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive

October 5th, 2022

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Voter Registration Drive

Voter Registration Drive

October 5th, 2022

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Week of Welcome Plus: Games, cider, and cookies!

Week of Welcome Plus: Games, cider, and cookies!

October 5th, 2022

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Mindfulness and Meditation for Mental Health

Mindfulness and Meditation for Mental Health

October 5th, 2022

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 6th, 2022

All day event

Voter Registration Drive

Voter Registration Drive

October 6th, 2022

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

SGA Meeting

SGA Meeting

October 6th, 2022

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Pre-Connect

Pre-Connect

October 6th, 2022

6:15 PM - 7:15 PM

CSF Connect

CSF Connect

October 6th, 2022

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 7th, 2022
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October 6th, 2022

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

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