Cal State L.A., a member of the California State University (CSU) system, offers excellent and
innovative educational opportunities to an urban student population that reflects the diversity
of the Los Angeles Basin.
Through these educational opportunities, we expect our students to expand and deepen
their interdisciplinary and general understanding of the world, enhance their intellectual and
practical skills, and take responsibility for a lifetime of learning. As graduates they will become
individuals who engage, enhance, and contribute to a democratic and global society.
Cal State L.A. has identified the following Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs):
• Knowledge: Mastery of content and processes of inquiry
• Proficiency: Intellectual skills
• Place and Community: Urban and global mission
• Transformation: Integrative learning
California State University, Los Angeles’ strategy will be the delivery of excellent educational
experiences via a synergistic relationship among teaching, learning, co-curricular activities,
community service and research, scholarship, and creative activity, within a collegial and col-
laborative environment of faculty, staff, students, administrators and external stakeholders.