UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

College Requirements

Requirements for degrees in each college are found by following the college links to the left.

The university, including all four colleges, requires general education courses and other requirements as outlined below.

general education: a series of courses required in all majors designed to develop essential academic skills, to acquaint students with their cultural heritage, and to provide them with a broad base of liberal studies in the humanities, mathematics, and in the social and physical sciences.

  • CW Communication - Reading and Writing
  • CS Communication - Speaking and Listening
  • CA Advanced Communication
  • SB Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • HF Humanities and Fine Arts
  • M Mathematics
  • SL Scientific Investigation
  • S Sciences
  • MD Multidisciplinary Inquiry
  • HW Personal Health and Wellness
  • EC Ethical Citizenship

university requirements: two university requirements, American Cultural Diversity (ACD) and Global Perspectives (GP), need to be completed in any degree program and are not General Education requirements.

college: a constituent unit of a university, furnishing courses of instruction in the liberal arts and sciences, usually leading to a bachelor's degree.

university: an institution of learning of the highest level, having a college of liberal arts and a program of graduate studies together with several professional schools, as of agriculture, business, and education, and authorized to confer both undergraduate and graduate degrees.