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Mission Statement for the General Education Curriculum
at the University of South Alabama

The General Education Curriculum at USA helps students succeed intellectually in college, be prepared for their professional careers, be equipped for life-long learning, and become responsible citizens and leaders. To meet these goals in a dynamic world, General Education provides shared experiences for students to acquire foundational skills and knowledge, along with an appreciation of diverse perspectives and a broad intellectual context in which students can situate their specialized fields of study.

Competencies for General Education at the University of South Alabama

Communication Skills
Aesthetic and Critical Interpretations
Scientific Reasoning
Quantitative Reasoning
Social Scientific Literacy
Historical Perspectives



USA Gen Ed Competency

Student Learning Outcome


Written Communication

1. Communication Skills


Humanities and Fine Arts

2. Aesthetic and Critical Interpretations


Natural Sciences and Mathematics

3. Scientific Reasoning

4. Quantitative Reasoning


Behaviorial and Social Sciences

5. Social Scientific Literacy

6. Historical Perspectives

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