General education (GE) is a program of study that:
- Reveals to students the ways that research scholars in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences create and evaluate new knowledge
- Introduces students to the important ideas and themes of human cultures
- Fosters appreciation for the many perspectives and the diverse voices that may be heard in a democratic society
- Develops the intellectual skills that give students the dexterity they need to function in a rapidly changing world.
This entails the ability to make critical and logical assessments of information, both traditional and digital; deliver reasoned and persuasive arguments; and identify, acquire, and use the knowledge necessary to solve problems.
Undergraduate students at Passion University may fulfill these requirements by either taking these courses at other universities, or substituting any course for an approved holistic education course. For Example, the Communication Skills requirement can be fulfilled by taking a course in Non-Violent Communication.
Arts and Humanities
Through this competency, students build an understanding of effective communication. Courses from the following fields help fulfill this requirement: language studies, composition, literature, creative writing, music, philosophy, creative arts, performing arts, and other arts and humanities, e.g.:
- Composition and Creative Writing
- Communication Skills
- Creative Arts
Social SciencesThrough this competency, students build an understanding of human culture. Courses from the following fields help fulfill this requirement: history, government, civilization, political science, human development, economics, business studies, administration, psychology, sociology, education, anthropology and other related subjects, e.g.:
- College Psychology
- College Sociology
- College History
Natural and Information Scienceshrough this competency, students build an understanding the physical environment. Courses from the following fields help fulfill this requirement: environmental science, health, nutrition and fitness, and other physical and biological sciences, mathematics, algebra, geometry, accounting, personal finance, computer science, statistics, or financial management, e.g.:
- College Biology
- College Physics
- Information Systems