General Education Requirements

The General Education Requirements (GER) provide students with a common educational experience to (1) provide a foundation for further study, and (2) broaden the educational experience of every degree-seeking student. It promotes an elevation of the student's level in basic, college-level skills (Tier 1), a breadth of exposure to traditional academic disciplines (Tier 2), and experience in applying an education to understanding and responding to the evolving state of knowledge and the world in the 21st century (Tier 3).

Baccalaureate Degrees

Students seeking a Baccalaureate Degree are required to complete 37 credits of General Education Requirements (GER).

Please use the GER list according to your catalog year.

2019-2020 GER list

Associate of Applied Science Degrees

Students seeking an Associate Degree are required to complete 12 credits of General Education Requirements. The recommended courses are listed below for the current catalog year. Please see your catalog for official requirements.

  • 3 credits Oral Communication Skills
    COMM A111, A235, A237, or A241
    Students planning to pursue a BBA Degree can maximize transferability of their credits by taking COMM A111 or A241

  • 6 credits Written Communication Skills
    6 credits from the following: WRTG A111, WRTG A211, A212, A213, or A214
    Students planning to pursue a BBA Degree can maximize transferability of their credits by taking WRTG A212

  • 3 credits of Quantitative Skills or MATH A105 (please work an advisor for appropriate placement and pathways)