About General Education

Fast Facts About General Education

  • The new General Education program begins in Fall 2012.

  • The minimum number of General Education credits is 40.

  • All undergraduate degree seeking students must satisfy either CORE or General Education requirements.

  • The two overarching General Education categories are Fundamental Studies and Distributive Studies.

  • The signature program of General Education is the I-Series courses. An I-Series course fulfills a Distributive Studies requirement.

  • The two areas of the Diversity requirement are Understanding Plural Societies and Cultural Competence.

  • Scholarship in Practice is a new category in Distributive Studies.