43 credits (some credits may also count toward the student’s major or minor)

Three components of the Core curriculum:

  • Experience (18 credits)
  • Explore (24 credits)
  • Engage (participation milestones plus 1 credit):
    • Purpose: To foster a sense of belonging, develop relationships, build an ethic of civic responsibility and service, and gain practical experience
    • At least two semesters of active participation on campus
    • At least one semester of active participation off campus
    • A final culmination one-credit online course
      • VEE300
      • Completion of both on- and off-campus engagement as prerequisites
      • Focused on developing a reflective portfolio, integrating learning from throughout the EXPERIENCE, EXPLORE, and ENGAGE components of the Core curriculum
      • Connecting Core learning to the student’s major and future plans
      • Using the Core SLOs as the touchstone