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Mission and Values

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Undergraduate Education supervises and fosters essential university-wide elements of the bachelor's degree. First-Year Experience assists new students with the transition to college, and General Education offers a broad university education to help students aquire knowledge and skills to provide a foundation for study in the major. The Honors Program is designed for the student who seeks to learn with a cohort of like-minded peers.

Undergraduate Education Mission

Our mission is to provide a broad and excellent educational experience for all students.

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Our Values

Student-centered
-Students are at the center of everything we do.

Learning
-Foster an environment where learning takes place in the light of revealed truth.
-Cultivate opportunities to teach students the habits of a successful learner.

Innovation
-Anticipate and respond in a timely way to changes in the institutional and global environment.
-Recognize trends in higher education and adapt to our distinctive mission.
-Encourage and support new approaches to ideas in teaching and learning.

Collaboration
-Work together as programs to advance our mission of student learning.
-Partner with departments and programs to enhance the education of students.

Excellence
-Establish goals based on best practices.
-Implement programs to achieve goals.
-Assess programs for quality and effectiveness.

In the wake of the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and others, and in light of the ensuing civil unrest, the Office of Undergraduate Education at Brigham Young University is determined to help fulfill the charge issued by BYU President Kevin J Worthen “to address injustice and to truly love one another.”