Orientation & New Student Programs

North Foundation Hall, Room 105
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
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(248) 370-GOLD

General Education

OU’s general education program is the basis of your undergraduate education and is a requirement for all majors. This is a core body of knowledge that all students study, setting the groundwork for improved critical skills and enriching opportunities upon graduation. The three-part structure complements every major, giving you a well-balanced, refined education.

The three-part structure includes:

  • Foundations: Writing and Reasoning
  • Explorations: Understanding the university, society and humankind
  • Integration: Solving real world problems

View the full list of approved general education courses.