General Education

North Foundation Hall, Room 160
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
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General Education

The general education program at OU is designed to empower students with both a broad knowledge base and valuable transferable skills necessary to achieve their professional and personal goals. Our program is distinctive in its commitment to providing students with an expansive curriculum and a choice of courses, leading to an individualized program of study.
The three-part structure complements every major, giving students a well-balanced, refined education. 

FOUNDATIONS - writing and reasoning EXPLORATIONS - understanding the universe, society and humankind INTEGRATION - solving real world problems

Talk to your academic adviser if you have any questions about general education. First-year, undecided and re-deciding students: see your assigned adviser at the First Year Advising Center. All others: see an academic adviser at the school or college that offers your major.