The Interdisciplinary General Education curriculum provides an integrated, interdisciplinary, discussion-based approach to learning about the humanities, social sciences, and the arts. IGE is an alternative pattern to satisfy 18 units of the University GE requirements in areas A, C, and D.
More Details About Satisfying GEs:
Students ready for GE area A2 with support (categories III and IV) need to enroll in the English stretch courses with support for GE area A2 credit and can enroll in either IGE 1100 or IGE 1200 for GE area C2 credit.
Students who have fulfilled GE area A2 (category I) can also enroll in IGE 1100 or IGE 1200 for GE area C2 credit.
Please refer to the University Programs section in the course catalog for IGE course descriptions.
Total Required for Program: 18 units
- IGE 1100 - Consciousness and Community (3)
- IGE 1200 - Authority and Faith: Late Ancient and Medieval Worlds (3)
- IGE 2150 - Ways of Doing: Culture, Society, and the Sciences (3)
- IGE 2250 - Encountering Difference: Culture and Power (3)
- IGE 2350 - Empires, States, and Peoples: Cultural Contact and Exchange (3)
- IGE 3100 - Interdisciplinary Perspectives: Capstone Seminar (3)
How IGE fulfills General Education Requirements:
|Year||Completion of IGE Courses||Satisfies GE Requirements|
|First||IGE 1100, IGE 1200||A2 and C2|
IGE 2150, IGE 2250,
D1 or C2
C3 or D4
Remaining GE to be Completed. See your major department for advisement:Areas A1 and A3
Area B (12 units)
Area C3 or D4 (may take IGE GE Upper Division Synthesis; see list below)