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The documents on this page are designed to help students fulfill the General Education Program goals and requirements as they progress through their degree programs. If there are other types of resources that you would like to see featured on this page, please let us know at

Academic Advising

The professional academic advisors in each of AU's schools and colleges are your best resources when it comes to mapping out your academic plan, including General Education courses. Contact information for undergraduate academic advisors can be found at the links below:


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Credit by exam

View the course articulations for Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, CLEP and foreign academic qualification exams. Please note that a maximum of 4 out of the 10 General Education courses can be fulfilled through credit-by-exam.

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Sophomore Seminars

These interdisciplinary or multi-disciplinary (there is a difference!) courses integrate approaches and methods from two or more disciplines. Open only to second-year students.

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Wildcards are cool, innovative classes that showcase the creativity of AU's faculty.

Fall 2013 Wildcards