Fulfilling the KU Core

Critical Thinking and
Quantitative Literacy

Goal 1 requires two units, one meeting criteria associated with learning outcome no. 1 and one meeting criteria associated with learning outcome no. 2.

Communication

Goal 2 requires three units, two that meet the criteria associated with learning outcome no. 1 and one that meets criteria associated with learning outcome no. 2.

Breadth of Knowledge

Goal 3 requires three units, one each meeting the stated criteria for the arts and humanities, the natural sciences, and the social sciences.

Culture and Diversity

Goal 4 requires two units that may be

  • A unit meeting Learning Outcome 1 and a unit meeting Learning Outcome 2, or
  • A unit meeting Learning Outcome 1 and a significant study abroad experience.

Social Responsibility and Ethics

Goal 5 requires one unit that may be

  • A single course, or
  • A combination of courses, or
  • Course work partnered with community-service work that takes students outside the classroom

Integration and Creativity

Goal 6 requires one unit that may be

  • A single course, or
  • An approved educational experience, or
  • An approved integration of courses and/or experiences.

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