General Education Requirements

The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies general education curriculum provides students with the foundation of interdisciplinary knowledge, breadth, methods and the approaches necessary for successful liberal arts and professional education.

General Education courses approved for credit expose students to ways of knowing and fundamental ideas spanning the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences.  These courses also provide explicit instruction in critical analytical skills and thought and its communication in writing and speech.

Students take a minimum of 21 general education credits as follows:

  • 6 credits in natural science (NATS)
  • 9.00 credit course in either the humanities or social science categories from the approved list of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies general education courses
  • 6.00 credit course on the other side of the humanities and social science category divide from the approved list of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies general education courses

NOTE: GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES CANNOT BE USED TO SATISFY OUR HISTORY MAJOR REQUIREMENTS