The mission of the General Education program is to provide students with opportunities to acquire and reinforce key intellectual competencies in:
Sometimes called “21st-Century skills,” these competencies are essential for success in the pursuit of more advanced learning, including the specialized study required in the major and the still more specialized study required at the graduate level. In addition, the 21st-Century competencies are also essential for success in an increasingly networked world that relies on the ability to communicate expertly combined with highly developed skills in analyzing complex problems, scrutinizing their implications, and arriving at smart solutions.
Beginning Fall 2014, UNF will have a new General Education curriculum. This new curriculum focuses on fundamental intellectual competencies that provide a basis for life-long learning, including in one’s major and minor:
The General Education program seeks to give students direct feedback about the extent to which they have developed the ability to write well, think critically, analyze and reason quantitatively, use scientific method, and apply their knowledge in real world situations. To this end our aim is to provide students with opportunities to learn how to think and talk to themselves about their work in the ways that professional educators do when they review the work of their students.
Current General Education Program Requirements: 2014-15 Previous General Education Program Requirements: 2013-14 and Earlier
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