Writing and Related Skills coursework helps you develop skills in written communication and expression, reading, critical thinking, and oral expression.
Courses in Quantitative and Logical Skills develop your quantitative literacy and logical reasoning, including the ability to identify valid arguments, use mathematical models, draw conclusions, and critically evaluate results based on quantitative data.
Foreign Language coursework cultivates your skills in communication across ethnic, cultural, ideological, and national boundaries, and helps you develop an understanding of other cultures and patterns of thought.
Natural Science coursework fosters your understanding of the principles, theories, and methods of modern science; the relationship between science and technology; the implications of scientific discoveries and the potential of science and technology to address problems of the contemporary world.
Social Science coursework focuses on the study of human behavior and cognition; the structure of human society, and the processes by which individuals and groups interact, communicate, and use resources
Coursework in the Arts and Humanities involve evaluating significant writing and works of art. Such studies develop capacities for aesthetic and historical response and judgment; interpretation and evaluation; critical listening, reading, seeing, thinking, and writing; and experiencing the arts and reflecting on that experience
Two required courses, student’s choice.
Courses in Global Studies help you become an educated, productive, and principled citizen of your nation and the world. You can overlap global studies courses with another Gen Ed category. If you do not overlap global studies courses with another Gen Ed category, the global studies requirement must still be fulfilled.