General Education Requirements

Charger Foundations

Welcome to Charger Foundations, a set of courses dedicated to helping you engage with new ideas, complex situations, and diverse perspectives!

Encompassing almost one-third of your undergraduate curriculum, the courses of Charger Foundations will enhance your skills, expand your horizons, and encourage you to build on the core values of the Charger Nation: integrity, respect, diligence, excellence, inclusiveness, and diversity.

Approved Course List

Colleges of Business, Liberal Arts, Nursing, Science

AGSC Area Categories Required Hours*
I Freshman Composition 3-6 hours
II * Fine Arts 3 hours
Humanities (literature) 3 hours
Humanities (non-literature) 3 hours
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 hours
III Mathematics 3-4 hours
Natural Sciences (lab) 8 hours
IV * History 3 hours
Social & Behavioral Sciences (non-history) 6 hours
History/SBS 3 hours

* Take at least one Literature (Area II) and one History (Area IV) course with a 6-hour sequence in either Literature OR History. Remember: Take no more than six hours in a single discipline in Area II or Area IV.

College of Engineering

AGSC Area Categories Required Hours
I Freshman Composition 3-6 hours
II * Fine Arts 3 hours
Humanities (literature) 3 hours
Humanities 3 hours
III Mathematics 3-4 hours
Natural Sciences (lab) 8 hours
IV * History 3 hours
History/SBS 6 hours

* Take at least one Literature (Area II) and one History (Area IV) course with a 6-hour sequence in either Literature OR History. Remember: Take no more than six hours in a single discipline in Area II or Area IV.