• campus bridge with students in the winter

How students complete their general education requirements at Northland depends on when they entered the College.

    • Pre-2016: Students who entered prior to the fall of 2016 may complete Pre-2016 Connections curricula, 2016 Connections curricula, or the Liberal Education for the Environment & Society curriculum. See curriculum.
    • 2016-17: Students who entered in the fall or winter of academic year 2016-17, may complete the 2016 Connections curricula, or the Liberal Education for the Environment & Society curriculum. See curriculum.
    • 2017 or after: Students who enter in the fall of 2017 or after may only complete the Liberal Education for the Environment & Society curriculum. See curriculum.
      • Writing Assessment: Students have the option to opt out of ENG 110 by passing this writing assessment.

If students are uncertain about which general education program they are expected to complete or if they would like to change to a different general education curricula (pre-2016 and 2016-17 students only), they should contact the Registrar’s Office. Students who entered prior to the fall of 2016 but would like to complete the current general education requirements must complete the catalog change form to to move their major(s)/minor(s) and their general education requirements to the current catalog.

Pre-2016

All of the general education curricula require students to complete courses from a variety of categories and the Connections curricula also require students to complete blocks of courses. A detailed description of the general education requirements from the 2016 and prior catalogs can be found here. Courses associated with categories in the various curricula can be found below.

2016-17

All of the general education curricula require students to complete courses from a variety of categories and the Connections curricula also require students to complete blocks of courses. A detailed description of the general education requirements from the 2017 and prior catalogs can be found here. Courses associated with categories in the various curricula can be found below.

2017 or after

All of the general education curricula require students to complete courses from a variety of categories. A detailed description of the general education requirements from the 2017 and later catalogs can be found here.

Courses associated with categories in the various curricula can be found below.