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Broad Areas of Human Inquiry

The College Core Breadth Requirement provides knowledge in three broad sectors:  Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences and Quantitative Reasoning.

Each of the three broad sectors of human inquiry is sub-divided into two domains as follows:

Arts and Humanities

Literary, Visual and Performing Arts – Domain

World Views and Ways of Knowing – Domain

Social Sciences and History

Behavioral, Social or Cultural Perspectives – Domain

Social Change in Historical Perspective – Domain

Natural Science and Quantitative Reasoning

Natural Science – Domain

Quantitative Reasoning – Domain


A single course can satisfy only one domain.

Click a domain name to view learning outcomes.


Please note: The Liberal Learning Program has been renamed The College Core, and some of its components have also been renamed. Learn More