General education requirements overview

General education requirements

General education requirements include a diversified core, designated themes, and writing intensives.

Education requirements prior to fall 2010

If you were admitted prior to fall 2010 and have remaining general education courses to complete, use the prior requirements. 

Diversified core courses

Learn about the 7 areas of the diversified core general education requirement. 

Designated theme courses

The 5 theme areas of the general education requirements are intended to make students good public citizens.

Writing requirement

The writing requirement is composed of first year writing and writing intensive courses.