General Education requirements for catalog years 1998 to Fall 2021 follow a University-wide structure common across all colleges. All degree-seeking undergraduate students must satisfy Foundations requirements (Math, English Composition, and Second Language), Tier I, Tier II and Diversity Emphasis.
General Education Requirements Spring 2022 and beyond also include Foundations requirements, University 101 and University 301, Exploring Perspectives, and Building Connections.
Foundations requirements include First-year Composition, Mathematics and Second Language. Foundation course requirements vary depending upon degree program and catalog year.
TRANSFER COURSES FOR GENERAL EDUCATION
Guidelines have been established regarding the application of transfer courses, including AP, IB and CLEP credits, to General Education requirements.
SUBSTITUTIONS FOR GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
Substitutions will be granted only for extraordinary circumstances, and each college has its own policies and procedures for accepting substitutions.
DOUBLE DIPPING POLICY FOR GENERAL EDUCATION
The General Education Committee established a policy limiting double-dipping between General Education and the major and/or minor.
GENERAL EDUCATION FOR CATALOGS 1997 AND EARLIER
General Education requirements for the 1997 and earlier catalogs varied across colleges and departments. For college-specific general education requirements and courses, view the 1997-1998 Academic Program Requirements Reports (APRR's) for the degree program.