The Arizona Board of Regents’ general education policy provides graduates at Arizona’s public universities with the knowledge and intellectual habits that prepare them to take their place in our republic and the world. It prepares graduates to pursue careers or advanced degrees and participate fully as informed citizens in a robust constitutional democracy based in values of individual freedom, self-reliance, and equality under the law, diversity, inclusion and constructive dialog through civil discourse.
Background and Updates
Background: The reform of the general education curriculum at Arizona’s public universities
Update: Message from Regent DuVal at Sept. 15, 2022 Academic Affairs and Educational Attainment meeting
Adopted General Education Frameworks
ASU's New General Education Framework
NAU's New General Education Framework
UArizona's New General Education Framework
Tri-University General Education Written Communication Assessment Report
ABOR’s general education policy reflects tenets of general education courses to prepare graduates to participate as informed citizens in our democracy. Classes cover core skills and knowledge areas, including American Institutions and United States social and economic history.