1. ASU General Education Requirements
So, as much as we'd like to just focus on our majors, ASU, like
many other universities, wants you to know that we have "well-rounded"
educations and they have general education requirements. This
means, no matter what you are interested in studying, there are
a few classes you have to take no matter what. Here is the guide
to get you on the right track:
General Education Requirements
WHAT DOES ALL THAT MEAN???
It can be confusing to decipher through all the academic mumbo-jumbo.
One of the easiest things to do is get ahold of the college/degree
requirement spreadsheet from your academic advisor, or meet with
an ASU general education advisor to figure out exactly what classes
you need to take to fill these credits. There are links in the
advisor section of this page to help you get in touch with those
If you already have an idea of what the general education requirements
entail, or if you are just curious about what classes fill these
credits, here is the link to ASU's interactive course search based
on "core reqs."
Studies Course Search Page
Our suggestion: Get these done and out of the way while you're
still an underclassman, don't wait 'til Junior or Senior year.