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Breadth Categories

All students in baccalaureate programs at the University are required to take at least four All-University Curriculum (AUC) courses during their four years. Students are not required to complete the breadth category that is most closely associated with their major. 
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Western Heritage

Learn the history, philosophy, literature, and art of Western culture and examine the development of social institutions, government, and politics.   Read more.

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Other Cultures

Develop cultural empathy: the ability to understand different cultures and to appreciate rich and important lives.   Read more.

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Arts

Engage the imagination, foster alternative ways of thinking, enlarge and refine artistic perception, and encourage participation in the arts.  Read more.

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Social Context

Comprehend individual needs and behaviors, group relationships and processes, and the evolution and nature of institutions.  Read more.

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Science and Technology

Seek to develop a greater awareness of science and technology and their impact on society.  Read more.