Influence, Inspire and Transform the World CONNECT THE DOTS BETWEEN DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES AND WAYS OF THINKING. CELEBRATE DIVERSITY.LEARN IT. LIVE IT.
Whether as an educator, community leader, business innovator or anything you want to be. The capacity to think across boundaries is a key to making your mark in a complex world. Understanding people from different backgrounds will help you in any career.
Our College of Education and Integrative Studies is where educators get educated, that’s obvious. So what are “Integrative studies?” Every department within our College teaches you to make connections between different disciplines and ways of thinking. Art and science. History and literature. The ability to connect the dots in our complex world will help you advance more quickly in any career. So will an understanding and celebration of diversity, another skill you’ll acquire here.
LEARN TO CHANGE THE WORLD. HERE IS HOW:
Ethnic and Women's Studies (EWS) Department
Living, working and leading in today’s diverse, multicultural society.
The U.S. is becoming more and more diverse. In EWS you’ll gain the insight to work well with people of different ethnicities, cultures, backgrounds, and gender identities. This has become an essential skill that’s in great demand in our global economy. Become a multicultural leader!
Education (EDU) Department
Create a culture of innovation and inclusion in the classroom and beyond.
Want to make a truly meaningful, powerful impact as an educator in your community and region? Want a direct path to a teaching credential and a rewarding profession? Our unique approach gives you both, with an emphasis on engaging experiences that equip you to teach our future citizens to think, innovate and collaborate.
Interdisciplinary General Education (IGE) Department
Whatever your major, here’s an engaging way to meet GE requirements.
Study multiple disciplines in seminar-style active learning classes. Challenge assumptions. Learn to find your own answers. Gain presentation skills that will make you stand out in any field. Think creatively. IGE is a unique, stimulating way to get all your General Education credits.
Liberal Studies (LS) Department
Be more effective in any field by learning to connect different perspectives.
Steve Jobs said, “It’s technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields the result that makes our hearts sing.” Liberal Studies is where you learn interdisciplinary ways of thinking and doing that give you a platform for success in any field.
Profiles: Community Impact
Courtney Reddix, a liberal studies alum shares the success he was able to achieve in his career and how Cal Poly Pomona helped him achieve his goals.
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