subject areas in which the university requires all students to experience some learning, in order to assure that the students have a "rounded" educational experience.
Classes that all students must take, usually in the first and second year. For example, all students must take English and mathematics.
UNSW requires undergraduate students to complete some courses outside their study area. General Education courses are offered in a variety of general subject areas to allow students to complete this requirement.
All education not included under Special Education.
Wright State's general education program is required of all students and serves as a foundation upon which all baccalaureate programs are built. Students must complete a minimum of 56 credit hours in the general education curriculum.
A program of courses in the arts and sciences that provides students with a broad educational experience. Courses typically are introductory in nature and provide students with fundamental skills and knowledge in mathematics, English, arts, humanities, and physical, biological, and social sciences. Transfer students often take these classes while attending a community college. Completion of a general education program is required for the baccalaureate degree.
a mastery of a common body of essential knowledge and skills facilitating the development of human potential in the individual and community
A core of liberal arts courses required at most liberal arts institutions of higher learning for learners intending to graduate with an associate or baccalaureate degree. At UIU, the faculty members have chosen these courses with the goal of developing well-rounded and knowledgeable individuals.
A cluster of course work designed to help you develop as an educated person and as a citizen. For more information about this see General Education under [ Types of Courses Offered at EKU].
Courses that may not necessarily be required for the major, but are required in order to provide the backbone of the liberal arts curriculum at Berea.
also referred to as breadth requirements. These are the liberal arts courses the arts, math and science, social science, literature, language a college or university wants all students to take, in addition to their primary subject. General education courses expose students to and usually include courses in English, history, the social sciences, science, and math.
A sequence of courses offered in five areas (Clusters) required by all undergraduate degrees at JMU.
Lower division classes, taken at the freshman and sophomore levels, including English, math, science, history and other requirements which some colleges require all students to complete for graduation. Many of these are required before you can register for upper level courses, so complete these as soon as possible.
The cultivation of the knowledge, intellectual skills, and attitudes that citizens and workers use throughout their lives.
General education is a grouping of courses from different areas that the faculty at a particular institution have selected so that students receive a well-balanced and rich education. The distribution areas and the courses that satisfy these requirements are decided by faculty. The general education programs and the transfer courses meeting these requirements are included in section 1 of the Transfer Guide for Students.
Thirty-six credit hours of liberal arts courses required in university parallel, A.A. Degree programs. A lower number of General Education credit hours are required in A.A.S. and A.S. Degree programs.
A common core of courses that all students are required to take which provide for the acquisition of the core skills and knowledge of a literate citizen.
Specific number of semester hours of basic liberal arts courses required as foundation in university parallel A. A. Degree. General Education courses also are required in A. A. S and A. S. Degree programs.
Courses outside of the major that all students must complete to obtain a degree. See the Catalog for further information and specific lists of courses.
Courses to include a wide variety of subjects outside a specific major; also known as survey courses.
the courses required for every student, regardless of major. These courses provide a background of knowledge which allows students to place their chosen major in the context of the entire world.
GE – Breadth Requirements – A specific group of courses in general academic areas (Social Science, Fine Arts, humanities, Math, English, Life and Physical Sciences) required for an Associate or Bachelors degree.
A requirement of the State University of New York system that all degrees have an established number of credits spread out over seven (associate) or 10 (bachelor's) areas of knowledge and skills.
These are courses in various academic areas that are required for all students before they graduate, regardless of their major area of study.