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The Modular General Education program takes a modular approach to general education. There are 3 courses, each covering a different area of study:

  • Creative Arts (GES125; ICA)
  • Western Culture (GES130; CWC)
  • Inquiry Writing Seminar (GES160; IQ)

These 3 courses provide students with a liberal arts foundation while preparing them to succeed in college and throughout their lives.

In the Modular track, you have the flexibility to customize your general education experience. Each course is an individual entity, so you have the opportunity to learn from a variety of professors in their areas of expertise, take courses with different groups of peers, and complete the requirements as they best fit into your schedule.

Each course is focused on a single area of study, whether that means exploring Christianity's role in Western Civilization in Christianity and Western Culture, learning to write academic papers and make presentations in Inquiry Seminar, or music, theatre and art, Introduction to the Creative Arts.You get to choose, so you can focus on aspects of modern American life that most interest you.

Sound like your style of learning? This General Education program may be the right choice for you.

A Typical Week in the Modular General Education program

In the Modular track, there is no typical week. Each course is one semester, meaning there will be a good deal of variety from semester to semester. Learn about some of the things you'll study in the Modular courses.

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In your freshman registration materials, you should indicate your preference for the Modular option. The Modular General Education program is entirely self-selecting. There is no admissions process.


Contact Chris Gehrz, Director of CWC

Chris Gehrz, Ph.D.
Director of CWC
Professor of History