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What are the Principles of Undergraduate Learning?

The Principles of Undergraduate Learning (PULs) are all encompassed on the IUPUI campus in courses, services, and resources for students. IUPUI is dedicated to all undergraduate students learning these principles, which enhance marketability after graduation. For more specific definitions of each PUL, please check out the institutional portfolio. 

How each PUL relates to the top skills employers generally seek from candidates:

Principles of Undergraduate Learning Skills Employers Seek in Job Candidates
Core communication and quantitative skills
  • Listening, verbal, and written communication
  • Technical literacy
Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Analytical and research
Integration and application of knowledge
  • Planning and organizing
  • Teamwork and collaboration
Intellectual depth, breadth, and adaptiveness
  • Leadership
  • Management
Understanding society and culture
  • Flexibility and adaptability
Values and ethics
  • Interpersonal abilities
  • Cultural awareness

Why are the PULs important to me and my part-time job?

The PULs can enhance a student's marketability after graduation. We want IUPUI students to stand out among the graduates transitioning into the workforce, and the PULs will help you do that.