General Education at Illinois State lays the foundation for the undergraduate experience. It provides the knowledge and skills that prepare for a major as well as a lifetime that may well include several different career paths.
Illinois State University's General Education Program prepares students to be globally engaged citizens who seek knowledge, appreciate diversity, think critically, communicate effectively, act responsibly and work collaboratively.
Illinois State University is committed to:
Upon the successful completion of the General Education Program, students will have gained:
I. Knowledge of diverse human cultures and the physical and natural world, allowing them to
II. Intellectual and practical skills, allowing them to
III. Personal and social responsibility, allowing them to
IV. Integrative and applied learning, allowing them to
For a complete list of all General Education Program policies and requirements, please consult the Undergraduate Catalog.