General Education Courses

Students in the College of Engineering must complete the following requirements: 

To learn more about Academic Requirements for the College of Engineering and University of Connecticut.

Content Area Requirements 

Content Area Description  Number of Courses Required 
Content Area One Arts and Humanities
Content Area Two Social Sciences 2
Content Area Three Science and Technology 2

Fulfilled by coursework in your major

Content Area Four Diversity and Multiculturalism 2

One must be an international course


*You must complete the required number of courses within each content area from the approved list of general education courses and competencies. 

*To view Gen Ed courses:

*Note: Approved Environmental Literacy courses have been added to the lists under the category  “LITE – Environmental”

If you need additional guidance, please consult with your assigned advisor.