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Compare General Education Requirements

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CURRENT General Education NEW Volunteer Core*
3 WC 3 WC
OC OC
AOC
2 QR 2 QR
2 NS 2 NS
2 CC GCUS, GCI
AH 1 AH 1
AH 2 Elective 1: AH, AAH, SS, or GC
SS 1 SS 1
SS 2 Elective 2: AH, AAH, SS, or GC
Volunteer Difference graduation requirement:

Contemporary Issues & Solutions

AH = Arts and Humanities GCUS = Global Citizenship – US Focus
AAH = Applied Arts & Humanities NS = Natural Sciences
AOC = Applied Oral Communication OC = Oral Communication
CC = Cultures and Civilization QR = Quantitative Reasoning
GC = Global Citizenship SS = Social Sciences
GCI = Global Citizenship – International Focus WC = Written Communication
   
*9 of students’ 120+ credits must be designated Engaged Inquiries (EI)

Total General Education hours:

  • Current: 41-43 credit hours
  • New Vol Core: 49 credit hours (includes 9 credit hours of EI, which may overlap with major)