Bridge General Education Program: Requirements

The BRIDGE General Education Program (48–49 credits):

First Year Seminar
GEN101Pathway to the Bridge 12
Academic Writing
EN111Academic Writing and Research I (its equivalent, or another approved course)3
Quantitative Analysis
Select 3-4 credits of Quantitative Analysis3-4
Cornerstone Course
GEN199WI:Discovering Self in the Universe 23
Content Knowledge Areas
Select 11 courses from the following areas:34
History
Literature
Philosophy
Social Sciences (2 courses from different Social Science disciplines)
Modern Language; Culture; Global Studies
Natural Sciences (4 credits)
Visual and Performing Arts
Religious Studies
Women's and Gender Studies
Ethics
Capstone Course
GEN400WI:Visioning a Future3
Experiential Learning (two are required; one of these is in GEN400)
WI:Visioning a Future (includes service learning)
Select one of the following:
Service learning project 3
Internship/practicum/field placement
Approved global education experience
Approved research experience
Total Credits48-49
1

Requirement only for first time in college students (see definition of first time in college student in admissions section of catalog).

2

Students entering GCU with 45 or more credits will be waived from GEN199 WI:Discovering Self in the Universe but may take the course as an elective.

3

In a course other than GEN101 Pathway to the Bridge or GEN400 WI:Visioning a Future