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General Education Program
Starkweather Hall, 1st Floor


  • Mon: 10 - 4pm
  • Tues: 9 - 1pm
  • Wed: By appointment only
  • Thurs: 9 - 1pm

Dr. Chris Foreman


Tracey Sonntag
Graduate Assistant

General Education Program

Education for participation in the global community.


Any Student or Advisor seeking information about General Education should refer to the catalog

The General Education Program is a set of requirements that all students must meet in addition to major, minor, and university graduation requirements. It is not a major in and of itself. 

The General Education Program at Eastern Michigan University is the core of an undergraduate education. It is general in that it provides students with a comprehensive educational experience and prepares them for study within their major. General Education teaches students to think critically and communicate effectively; it provides an introduction to the methodologies and practices of the academic disciplines; and it promotes intellectual curiosity and a love of learning.

Student Learning Outcomes


Faculty, Staff and Advisors 


What's New?

NEW! HIST 200 War, Culture, & Society approved for Gen Ed in Global Awareness

NEW! HIST 203 Global History of Islam approved for Gen Ed in Global Awareness

NEW! DTC 120 Transform-U approved for LBC in Group 1

Newly approved LBC experience in Group 2!

Online Catalog Reflects All Gen Ed-Approved Courses  Click each of the "Curriculum Categories" for complete lists of all approved courses.

Request LBC confirmation for your approved experiences!

General Education FAQ 






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