2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 20, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Education

General Education Requirements

Culture & the Common Good: A Liberal Arts Education at Fontbonne University

General Education provides Fontbonne graduates with a true liberal arts education, designed to prepare students to become ethical and informed global citizens who are able to contemplate complex ideas and generate creative solutions. It focuses on developing skills, knowedlge and values to this end. General Education requirements include Mission Core, Diversity and Justice, Foundations, Pillars, and Writing Intensive courses. 

Through general education at Fontbonne, students will develop the following:

  • Intellectual and practical proficiences critical for application across the curriculum, in interdisciplinary inquiry, and in the wider world
  • Knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world, engagement with questions both contemporary and enduring
  • Ethical and responsible attentiveness to the pursuit of justice and the common good in pluralistic contexts

Additional information about General Education can be found in the undergraduate academic information  section of this catalog.

Culture and Common Good


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