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General Education Program — All students except BGS students are required to complete this 55-hour program. This program has two components: Foundation Studies and Liberal Arts. The Foundation Studies has two divisions: A) Analysis and Communication and B) Personal Wellness, and the Liberal Arts having three divisions: A) International Studies, B) Distribution and C) Upper-Division Integrative Courses.
A student is required to take the following courses:
A student must complete 3 hours in each of these areas:
A student must complete this course.
A student must complete 2 of the 3 courses.
Course areas used to complete requirements under International Studies allow a student to take only 1 additional course in that area under distribution for General Education credit.
Art and Design
Mathematics and Computer Science
*Course fulfills 1 hr lab requirement
C) Upper-Division Integrative Course (3 hours required)
These 3 hours will also count towards fulfilling the university's upper-division requirement.
Italics denotes general education courses required for the teacher education program.
All courses are 3 credit hours except labs (1 or 2 hours), beginning language 1 courses (5 hours), and IDS 333 (1 hour).
General Education Advising Handbook