General Education Requirements
for the
School of Business Administration

The general education requirements for the School of Business Administration are summarized below. This is intended to be a general guide. An official statement of the requirements can be found in the University Catalog.

Students enrolled in the Honors Program must satisfy a different set of requirements, which are explained in a separate document: General Education Requirements for the Honors Program.

Foundations (3 units)

You must complete one course from each of the following three areas:

Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Natural World (5 units)

Courses in this category of General Education enhance your understanding of the world, encourage you to reflect on your own and otherís beliefs, develop your capacities for aesthetic responsiveness, and strengthen your understanding of human societies and the natural world.

You must complete one unit from each of the following three areas:

You must select two of the following four areas and complete one unit from each:

Personal and Social Responsibility Option (2 units)

Courses in this category of General Education will develop your capacities for reflection and action in your personal, professional, and public lives. You will learn to analyze your principles and beliefs, and you will develop skills for active civic engagement.

You must complete the following course:

You must complete one Junior Seminar from one of these five areas:

Cultural Attendance

In addition to all academic requirements, students are required, for graduation, to attend three co-curricular or cultural events for each semester of full-time enrollment. Total events required shall not exceed twenty-four. See Cultural Attendance Requirement for details.

Business Foundation Requirements

Students in the School of Business are required to take a common set of Business Foundation courses. These are described at: Business Foundation Requirements.


Revised: 07/30/13