General Education

It is important that you consult with your advisor or a faculty member within your major to verify the specific requirements for your degree.

If you have not yet chosen a major and are still unsure of your degree program, follow the guidelines for the Bachelor of Arts degree. Refer to the list of academic departments within the College of Arts and Sciences.

Please refer to the appropriate catalog as posted on the Registrar’s website to find the requirement for your specific degree program.

These degree programs have a language requirement:
• B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)
• B.M. (Bachelor of Music)
• B.S.W. (Bachelor of Social Work)
• B.S.B.A. (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration)
• B.S.A. (Bachelor of Science in Accounting)
• B.S. in Engineering (VIEP-German and VIEP-French students only)

These degree programs include language course(s) as an option to fulfill the Cultural Diversity requirement.
• B.S. (Bachelor of Science)
• B.S.F.A. (Bachelor of Science in Fine Arts)
• B.S.P.E. (Bachelor of Science in Physical Education)
• B.S. in Engineering (all degrees)

These degree programs do not have a language requirement. You may of course take a Valpo language course for elective credit.
• B.M.Ed. (Bachelor of Music Education)
• B.S.Ed. (Bachelor of Science Education)
• B.S.N. (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)