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Courses and General Education


Beginning with new students entering in Autumn 2022, the university implemented a new General Education framework (GEN) and corresponding requirements. Students should consult the curriculum sheet corresponding to their major and catalog year (the year they began at Ohio State) for General Education course selection and guidance. 

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 AU24 GE Theme Course Guide Coming Soon!


Students enrolled prior to AU22

Students who began their degree at Ohio State before Autumn 2022 will continue to follow the General Education - Legacy (GEL) requirements. A list of course offerings is updated several times per year and is subject to change. View the document below for a current list of GEL course options and requirements for degrees in CFAES.

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General Education - Legacy Requirements 


Honors Students

Honors students should consult with an academic advisor in the Honors Program about their General Education courses and requirements. Search for Honors classes

Pursuing Two or More Majors/Degrees

A student's General Education Requirements may be impacted depending on the combination of majors or degrees being pursued. Consult with a college advisor prior to making general education course decisions.