Our Institutional Learning Outcomes

The Cal State East Bay Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs) express a shared, campus-wide articulation of expectations for all degree recipients. Through development of the higher order capacities represented by the Cal State East Bay ILOs, students acquire the habits of lifelong learning and community engagement that prepare them to effectively apply their skills personally and professionally.



  • Thinking and Reasoning - Think critically and creatively and apply analytical and quantitative reasoning to address complex challenges and everyday problems.
  • Communication - Communicate ideas, perspectives, and values clearly and persuasively while listening openly to others.
  • Diversity - Apply knowledge of diversity and multicultural competencies to promote equity and social justice in our communities.
  • Collaboration - Work collaboratively and respectfully as members and leaders of diverse teams and communities.
  • Sustainability - Act responsibly and sustainably at local, national, and global levels.
  • Specialized Education - Demonstrate expertise and integration of ideas, methods, theory and practice in a specialized discipline of study.