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Hamline Plan at a glance

The Hamline Plan encapsulates core skills students need to master to thrive in the 21st century:


Collaboration—working in teams to address real-world issues.

Communication—sharpening writing, speaking, and presenting skills.

Critical inquiry and information literacy—identifying and researching complex questions and evaluating information sources.

Disciplinary breadth—exploring differing approaches to acquiring, evaluating, and producing knowledge in the fine arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.

Diversity and global citizenship—learning about and working across differences, locally and globally.

First-year seminar—a topic-driven seminar that introduces students to rigorous college study.

Internships and applied experience—translating academic skills into practical experience through internships, clinicals, or other applied experience.

Reasoning—developing data literacy, logic, and mathematical reasoning.


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