GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS OVERVIEW

The Sonoma State General Education (GE) Program provides students an intentional, coherent, inclusive undergraduate experience across multiple disciplinary perspectives, fostering broad transferable skills and integrated, engaged learning that position students to create and participate meaningfully and ethically in our interconnected and interdependent world.


View the current GE Patterns:

  • Revised GE Pattern: For all students entering Fall 2019 - Spring 2020
  • 48-unit GE Pattern: For students entering Fall 2018 - Spring 2019 as either Freshman or transfers with fewer than 30 units
  • 48-unit Transfer GE Pattern: For students entering prior to Fall 2019 as transfers with 30+ units
  • 50-unit GE Pattern: For students entering Fall 2011 - Spring 2018 as either Freshman or transfers with fewer than 30 units

View the archived GE Patterns:

View a list of approved GE courses:

Resources:

* Note: Each baccalaureate candidate must complete the appropriate GE Pattern from the list above. It is recommend that students use their Academic Requirements Report to understand and track the specific GE requirements. Students in the Hutchins School of Liberal Studies may meet many of the GE requirements through the completion of the lower-division program in the Hutchins School. For more information, please contact your advisor.