CSU Global offers the Interdisciplinary Professional Studies curriculum as an answer to nontraditional students seeking to achieve soft skills while attending an online university. Each of the 150 available courses develops up to eight soft skills, with each course load required to fulfill all of them.
Thus, in addition to gaining a custom university education, students are guaranteed to graduate from this program with a set of the following soft skills:
- Global Understanding
- Critical Thinking
- Ethical Reasoning
The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Professional Studies is an individualized program designed to equip students with the knowledge and abilities necessary to effectively and efficiently work in current and future industries that drive local and global economic prosperity. Emphasis is placed on effective communication, quantitative skills, global awareness, social responsibility, technology, critical-thinking skills, business skills, strategic innovation, and a commitment to lifelong learning. Specific learning outcomes include:
- Demonstrate critical-thinking and decision-making skills based on interdisciplinary knowledge.
- Communicate across disciplines using multiple technologies and media.
- Integrate the knowledge from a wide variety of disciplines to have a better understanding of the world as a global society.
- Demonstrate the skills needed for ethical reasoning and problem-solving.