General Education Worksheet

All baccalaureate degree programs include General Education. Many majors require specific General Education courses. Consult with your academic adviser before finalizing your selections. Learn about flexibility in General Education: substitution of a higher-level course, 3-6-9, world (foreign) language. Find each semester’s General Education courses (sorted by area) in the Schedule of Courses by using Additional Search Criteria.
9 credits

ENGL 015, 015A, 015S, or 030

ESL 015 meets this requirement for non-native English speakers

CAS 100* A / B / C

ENGL 202* A / B / C / D

May be specified by college/major
* EM SC 100S may be an alternative to CAS or ENGL 202 but does not meet GWS requirements in all majors.
6 credits


9 credits


Arts (GA)
6 credits


6 credits





Additional Requirements

3 credits
May double count to meet General Education, major, BA requirement, or as an elective.
Writing Intensive Courses (W, M, X, or Y suffix)
3 credits
Typically embedded in courses required for a major.
1-3 credits
3 credits
May double count to meet General Education, major, BA requirement (except Other Cultures), or as an elective.

Study abroad courses typically satisfy this requirement.

 

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