General Education Courses

The General Education courses are an essential part of higher education. They provide a broad foundation of general knowledge for the more specialized upper division courses and prepare students for contemporary life and communication. These courses may be required or elective. They offer fundamentals of a higher education and develop skills and prerequisites for advanced studies. The following are main fields of general education: Critical Thinking, English Composition and Communications; Humanities (including American and English literature and foreign languages); Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Sciences; Natural, Political, and Social Sciences (including biology, physics, economics, and history); Psychology and Introductions to Business and Law.