Santa Clara University

 

Pathways supplement the Core Curriculum and prepare students for intelligent, responsible and creative citizenship.

 
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Pathways, clusters of courses with a common theme, promote integrative and intentional learning. More specifically, they cultivate the ability to make intentional and reflective educational choices; to study a theme from a number of disciplinary or methodological perspectives; and to perceive connections and relationships among ideas. Learn More.

 
Pathways Overview
Pathways Overview

Pathways allow students to choose a theme that interests them, take courses from different disciplines that address the theme, and before graduating write a short essay that brings together their learning and experiences.

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Pathway Listings
Pathway Listings

Santa Clara University offers over twenty Pathways for students to explore. Each Pathway has its own unique set of course offerings that span a variety of subjects and disciplines. Discover a unique Pathway that meshes with your interests and abilities.

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Essay Submissions
Essay Submissions

The Pathway Reflection Essay is the culmination of the Pathways experience, and allows students to examine what they have learned inside the classroom and out. Find the resources for completing and submitting your Pathway Reflection Essay here.

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