Definitions for "General Education Requirement"
A component of a degree program which is designed to provide a broad-based education and competency, to include English, speech, mathematics, physical education, the humanities, the fine arts, historical perspectives, social sciences, natural sciences, ethnic/gender studies, international studies, and foreign languages.
A specific group of courses from different academic areas required for any college degree. The general education requirements are described in a college's catalog.
A group of courses required to earn a degree; provides a broadly based education.