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Education requirements

The University of Minnesota and its faculty are committed to providing an education that invites you to investigate the world from new perspectives, learn new ways of thinking, and grow as an active citizen and lifelong learner. The University’s general education requirements for all students are designed to be integrated throughout your four-year undergraduate experience. These courses provide you an opportunity to explore fields outside your major and complement your major curriculum with a multidisciplinary perspective.

Important Dates


Mon, May 23, 2022 First day of instruction for Full Summer Session and Summer Session I classes
Fri, Jun 3, 2022 Last day of instruction for May Session classes
Fri, Jun 24, 2022 Last day of instruction for Summer Session I classes