GenEd: Foundations Requirements

Foundations requirements include First-year Composition, Mathematics and Second Language. Foundation course requirements vary depending upon degree program and catalog year.

First-year Composition Requirement

All bachelor's degrees have a composition requirement, and various options exist for students to satisfy that requirement.

Mid-Career Writing Assessment (MCWA)

Every undergraduate degree program requires satisfaction of the Mid-Career Writing Assessment (MCWA).

Foundation Mathematics Requirement

All majors require completion of at least one course to satisfy the mathematics requirement.

Math Substitutions

Students seeking a substitution based on disability should see their advisor to find out if their major accepts math substitutions.

Second Language Requirement

Second language requirements vary depending on whether the degree is a B.A. on non-B.A. program.

The Critical Languages Program

The Critical Languages Program was created in order to meet the need for instruction in less commonly taught languages which are not offered either by traditional departments or formats at UA.

Second Language Substitutions

Students seeking a substitution based on disability should see their advisor to find out if their major accepts second language substitutions.