California Southern is a global online University. We prepare learners to succeed in a world that we have yet to imagine. We do this through active learning, respecting diversity, and promoting intellectual freedom.
California Southern University fulfills its mission by:
- Delivering instruction through online education by monitoring, evaluating and reporting the learner's academic progress through a faculty mentoring relationship in each course.
- Providing learners the opportunity to understand facts and ideas, to think analytically, and to reason and express conclusions clearly.
- Promoting intellectual inquiry that enhances the cultural, social, and professional development of the learner.
- Broadening the scope and depth of the learner's knowledge in the various fields of study.
- Providing an opportunity for personal enrichment.
- Providing education in fields where a demonstrated need has been identified.
- Provide degree programs that combine traditional modes of education in an online format to enable learners to meet their academic, professional, and personal goals.
- Provide quality instruction for the development of essential skills in the areas of behavioral science, business, and law.
- Maintain flexibility in the delivery of programs to meet the needs of the university's learners.
- Foster an awareness of and respect for diversity by maintaining an atmosphere of respect and acceptance for the diverse world in which our learners live and work.
- Maintain an institutional culture characterized by candor, transparency, and best professional practices.
- Demonstrate adherence to ethical standards while providing academic support and intellectual freedom.
Institutional Learning Outcomes
During the course of study at California Southern University, each learner is expected to:
- Apply specific subject matter in a chosen field of study that leads to personal and professional development.
- Utilize a variety of information accurately and appropriately.
- Effectively communicate in writing across settings, purposes, and audiences.
- Effectively communicate orally, demonstrating well organized thoughts, ideas, and opinions in a coherent presentation.
- Apply the use of logic, numbers and/or mathematics to a scientific system of inquiry from which to draw logical conclusions.
- Make informed decisions that meet professional standards of ethical and legal behavior.
- Exercise critical thinking and reasoning in judgment, decision making, and problem solving.
- Integrate awareness of cultural diversity issues in a global society..