Embracing 21st century education, Kendall now utilizes the latest technologies and methodologies through all general education courses. This sequence of courses was designed to complement the college’s four schools by emphasizing core academic skills while addressing topics and concepts relevant to students’ future careers and pursuits. The content and structure of the General Education program is entirely unique to Kendall College. The courses are taken sequentially and the learning builds from course to course throughout the program. Ultimately, the courses lead students to consolidate learning from major courses and General Education courses to make them well-rounded and versatile professionals. In totality, General Education aims to prepare students with the skills, knowledge, and values to be educated, responsible, adaptable, and ready for the world.
General Education for Bachelor of Arts students consists of four, thematic clusters: The Citizen, The Professional, The Globalist, and The Leader. The entire program has 12 courses (48 credit hours), and each cluster includes three courses (12 credit hours).
General Education for Associate of Applied Science degrees consists of two thematic clusters: The Citizen and The Professional. (These are the first two clusters in General Education for Bachelor of Arts degrees at the college.) The entire program for Associate of Applied Science degrees has six courses (24 credit hours), and each cluster includes three courses (12 credit hours). Learn more in our academic catalog or review the FAQ.