General Education Curriculum

All students complete a liberal arts core curriculum. Most students follow the traditional General Education curriculum and those accepted into the Honors Program follow the Honors curriculum. 

Examples of courses that fulfill the General Education curriculum are listed below.

Traditional Curriculum

Honors Curriculum

Oral Communication

CC100 Fundamentals of Speech Communication

Written Communication

WR101 Intro. to College Writing and
WR121 Research Writing

HS101 & 102 First Year Honors Seminars, and HS103 Honors Writing Symposium


MU139 History of Jazz, TH204 Theatre into Film,
VM105 Introduction to Visual Arts

Ethics and Values

PH105 Introduction to Ethics

PH200 Contemporary Ethics

HS202 Sophomore Honors Seminar II


HI200 Contemporary World History, HI201 Non-Western World History

Interdisciplinary Studies

IN107 Forbidden Knowledge

IN146 Making Monsters

IN200/300-level Junior Seminar


LI208 U.S. Multicultural Literatures

LI210 American Women Writers

HS102 Freshman Honors Seminar II

Quantitative Reasoning*

MT207 Statistics, MT106 Business Mathematics


SC220 Energy and Sustainability

SC223 Climate Change

HS201 Sophomore Honors Seminar I

Social and Psychological

PS101 Introduction to Psychology, SO200 Communities and Race Relations

Global Diversity

MU203 Perspectives in World Music, SO206 Gender in a Global Perspective

U.S. Diversity

LI208 U.S. Multicultural Literatures

MU139 History of Jazz

HS102 Freshmen Honors Seminar II

World Languages*

Completion of Elementary Level II Spanish, French, or American Sign Language

*Students may waive the following General Education requirements: Quantitative Reasoning and World Languages. Please see General Education Waivers for more information.