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Information for Students

Did you know?

  • The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that today’s learner will have 10-14 jobs . . . by the age of 38.
  • According to former Secretary of Education Richard Riley, the top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010 didn't exist in 2004.
  • It’s estimated that a week’s worth of the New York Times contains more information than a person was likely to come across in a lifetime in the 18th century.
  • It’s estimated that 1.5 exabytes (that’s 1.5 x 1018) of unique new information will be generated worldwide this year. That’s estimated to be more than in the previous 5,000 years.

The courses in your General Education Curriculum are designed to give you the skills and ways of thinking that will prepare you for your first professional position and then help you move easily between all of tomorrow's jobs that you will hold.

Contact your college or major academic advisor with specific questions on your General Education Requirements or registering for General Education courses.