University General Education

All GW students are required to complete the following requirements to develop their analytical abilities and to ensure that students leave the University with a body of knowledge that shows a depth of understanding in at least one field.

In SEAS, many of these requirements will be embedded in your curriculum requirements but may require some specific course selection.

Requirement Courses

Written Communication

UW 1020 or HONR 1015 + Two WID courses*

Critical, creative, or quantitative analysis in the social sciences Embedded in the Humanities and Social Science Requirement but requires specific course selection.
Critical or creative analysis in the humanities Embedded in the Humanities and Social Science Requirement but requires specific course selection.
Quantitative reasoning MATH 1221, MATH 1231, MATH 1232, MATH 2223
Engineering Orientation SEAS 1001
Introduction to Major ASPC 1001, BME 1010, CE 1010, CS 1010, ECE 1010, EMSE 1001, and MAE 1001
Capstone Project Major-specific and requirement for all Bachelor of Science degrees in SEAS

*To satisfy the University writing requirement, all students are required to take UW 1020 and two Writing in the Disciplines (WID) courses for a total of 10 credits. WID courses are designated with a ‘W’ appended to the course number and may also fulfill a major requirement.

 

University General Education Requirements