General Education Department


The General Education (GenEd) Department courses at FXUA provide the skills and knowledge which are crucial to an undergraduate student’s academic success in college, university, and beyond.

Program Structure

The GenEd Department requires completion of a total of 36 credits (12 courses) prior to graduation. Undergraduate students are required to meet the GenEd Department requirements consisting of courses across six divisions listed below: 

Students should choose courses in consultation with their academic advisor who will provide suggestions for courses relevant to the student’s academic discipline.

Division Number of Courses Credit Hours
A. Arts and Humanities 2 6
B. Communications 3 9
C. Languages 2 6
D. Mathematical Sciences 1 3
E. Natural Sciences 2 6
F. Social Sciences and Cross Cultural Studies 2 6
Total 12 36