General Education Online

UC provides General Education courses online as an opportunity for current students and others to complete many of their General Education course requirements entirely online. The General Education coursework covers breadth of knowledge (BOK) distribution areas, including the Social Sciences, Literature, English Composition, Quantitative Reasoning, Natural Science, Social/Ethical Issues, Humanities, and courses meeting Cultural Diversity requirements.

Several colleges now offer General Education courses online.  In particular, McMicken College is committed to providing a full range of Gen Ed Online courses every semester.

General Education online courses for each semester are included the University‚Äôs online schedule of classes. They are also included in all college listings of courses.  BOK distribution areas are designated, as well.  It is always wise to be aware of your home college General Education requirements as they can vary from college to college. Check with your advisor if you have any questions. 

New to Online Learning?

Visit the Online Student Orientation where you will learn how to register for online classes and set up your UCID and UConnect email accounts. You will hear from other online students about the Keys to Success in an online course or program and watch video tutorials on how to navigate within UC's learning management system, Blackboard.  

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