News / Updates
WOU General Education has a new location!You can now find us in room 129 of the Advising Center. If you need help with a General Education petition or requirement review, the easiest way is to book an appointment through the Wolf Connect System (WCS) in portal. You can also visit our open drop-in office hours Tuesdays 1-3 pm beginning September 30.
Are you a military veteran?Make sure your Joint Services Transcript has been submitted to the registrar's office - some of your General Education requirements may already be fulfilled.
First Year Seminar Student SurveysIf you are registered in an FYS 107 section, be on the lookout for a Student Developmental Survey link in your email inbox during the first week of the term. This confidential survey is a way for us to get a sense for who our First Year Students are and how we can better serve them in General Education. We really appreciate your responses!
- Intellectual foundations and breadth of exposure: Put into practice different and varied forms of knowledge, inquiry, and expression that frame academic and applied learning.
- Critical thinking: Demonstrate the ability to evaluate information and develop well-reasoned and evidence-based conclusions.
- Citizenship: Articulate the challenges, responsibilities, and privileges of belonging in a complex, diverse, interconnected world.
- Multidisciplinary learning: Integrate knowledge, perspectives, and strategies across disciplines to answer questions and solve problems.
General Education is a crucial component of the learning experience at Western Oregon University, providing students with fundamental skills for lifelong learning. Students apply, communicate, and integrate ideas from a variety of disciplines. They gain abilities to think and act critically as citizens of a complex and ever-changing world. The curriculum empowers students to pursue diverse interests and perform varying roles in their personal, social, and professional lives.
503-838-8348 | or e-mail: email@example.com | Location: AC 129