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General Education

» Planning Your First Year GE Courses

The General Education program combines student choice and breadth of learning. You’ll work with your advisor to develop a personalized academic plan that lets you integrate GE courses with your major. Your advisor will also help you decide on a minor or second major, plan time for experiential learning, and monitor your progress toward graduation. As you begin your studies, use the GE program to
  • Explore possible areas of interest for a major or minor
  • Take a course or courses that connect to your major in an interdisciplinary way
  • Pursue a subject that you enjoy and would like to learn more about
  • Establish a strong liberal arts foundation


To gain the greatest academic benefit from the GE program, be sure to read and understand the GE program guidelines.

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