All degree-seeking, undergraduate students must satisfy the UA's General Education and Foundations
General Education program provides breadth of knowledge
as a balance and complement to the depth provided by the major. See the
Curriculum in the 2004-05 General Catalog for the complete structure.
- Tier One
- Tier Two
- Gender, Race, Class, Ethnicity, or Non-Western Area Studies
General Education policies specific to transfer students:
This component builds a foundation
in certain skills that can be further developed in major courses and in
Tier One and Tier Two General Education courses. Foundations include
courses in composition, a
course in mathematics (the character of which will vary with the major), fourth-semester skill level in a second language
for all students in B.A. degree programs, and second-semester skill level
in a second language for all students in non-B.A. degree programs.
Other composition/writing requirements include the Upper-Division Writing Proficiency
Examination (UDWPE) and a Writing Emphasis Course.
Your Specific Requirements:
To see the requirements specific to your
academic program, consult your Major/Degree
Requirements Report (APRR) and your
Academic Progress Report (SAPR) in Student Link. Direct questions to
Office of the Vice President for Instruction:
Office of the Vice
President for Instruction administers the UA's General Education Program.
Please direct questions to your