Academic Support Programs
General Education at SOU
Southern Oregon University has adopted the new University Studies general education program beginning in fall, 2006. University Studies reflects the SOU Faculty’s academic road map for a sound liberal arts education. This is a pathway to the foundational skills and the intellectual development needed to prepare you for an enlightened, productive life in a dynamic, complex world. We hope you enjoy the journey.
University Studies also provides a foundation to prepare you for advanced work in your academic majors and to earn a Bachelor’s degree. It is your responsibility to know and complete all these graduation requirements. The following can be used as a guide to the successful completion of your degree at SOU.
New Freshmen - Here you can find information on University Studies Requirements, SOU's general education program. University Studies Requirements
New Transfer Students - Here you can find information on the transfer options available to students beginning their journey at SOU with over 36 transferable credits. Transfer students, who are admitted and attend SOU between Fall 2006 and Summer 2008, and, who began academic coursework at another institution prior to Fall 2006, have the option of following the SOU 2005-2006 catalog requirements.
Current Students - Here you can find information on the General Education requirements you can follow.
NOTE: Students who began Southern Oregon University prior to Fall 2006 may complete the degree requirements in the catalog year they have been following, assuming the catalog chosen is not more than eight years old at time of graduation.