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About General Education

"General Education is the soul of a great university.  At OU it is where our students explore the breadth of human knowledge, expression, and experience.  Gen Ed prepares you for life, and like any great educational experience, it can change your life." - Dr. Kyle Harper

General Education builds citizens through a series of courses aimed at broadening students' knowledge and experience of the world around you. The 40-hour Gen Ed program creates a deeply-enriching base for your college education.