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MSC Catalog picture/linkEssential Learning and General Education Requirements

As of Fall 2015, General Education will transition to Essential Learning. The Essential Learning and General Education requirements (Gen. Ed. for shorthand) are a set of University-wide basic courses that form the foundation of all undergraduate degree programs.

Things to note:

  • The Essential Learning and Gen. Ed. listings can be found under the Undergraduate Requirements section of the CMU Catalog.
  • Students who are pursuing an Associates of Applied Sciences have a fewer number of Essential Learning or Gen. Ed. Requirements.
  • Some majors require specific Essential Learning or Gen. Ed. courses, so students should consult with an advisor before selecting which Essential Learning or Gen. Ed. courses to take.