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Edge LogoEDGE Program Mission & Vision

The experiential education EDGE Program (Education Designed to Give Experience) is a student-centered process that is relevant, authentic, and potentially transformative.  Experiential learning enhances personal, academic, and professional growth by promoting opportunities for engaged and active learning. 

These deliberate learning opportunities will be facilitated through Southern Utah University’s Engagement Centers:

Learning Outcomes

The EDGE requirement provides academic fidelity to the Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) “Essential Learning Outcomes” as articulated by the Association of American Colleges and Universities.  Many students completing the Experiential Education requirement will engage with human cultures and/or the physical and natural world.  All students should demonstrate:

  • Personal and social responsibility
  • Integrative and applied learning