The Common Curriculum

Explore the Liberal Arts

Arts and Humanities

In a humanities course, you will improve your understanding of culture and develop analytic and reflective abilities through study of important literary or philosophical texts or works of art.

Social Sciences

In a Social Sciences course, you will learn about the methods and theories of social science inquiry in order to develop critical thought about current social issues and problems.

Science, Engineering, and Technology

The scientific methods and knowledge that you learn about in your laboratory course are the essential foundation of modern technology. In your second science course, you can either choose to explore another area of scientific knowledge, or to explore how science and technology shape human society, and how human interactions shape the development of science and technology.