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General Education

General Education is instruction that presents forms of expression, fields of knowledge, and methods of inquiry fundamental to intellectual growth and to a mature understanding of the world and the human condition, as distinguished from specified education, which prepares individuals for particular occupations or specific professional responsibilities. To earn a degree, students not only complete courses in their major; they are also required to meet the College’s General Education requirements. Courses required as General Education are designed to bring students into new areas of study and enhance their critical-thinking skills. The General Education requirements are divided into the following major knowledge areas:

  1. Communication
  2. Mathematics
  3. Sciences
  4. Technological Competency
  5. Social Sciences
  6. Humanities
  7. History
  8. Diversity
  9. Ethical Dimensions
  10. Information Literacy