General Education Requirements Available Online

GERs are courses that are required for baccalaureate, associate of arts and associate of science degree at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Connect with your advisor to determine which GERs you need for your degree plan.

Learn more about GERs at UAF.

Note: Not all courses are offered every semester.

Communication (Need 9 Credits)

  • COJO F121X – Introduction to Interpersonal Communication (3)
  • WRTG F111X – Introduction to Academic Writing (3)
  • WRTG F211X – Academic Writing About Literature (3)
  • WRTG F213X – Academic Writing About the Social and Natural Sciences (3)

Library and Information Research (Need 0-1 Credits)

  • LS F101X Library Information and Research (1)

Mathematics (Need 3-4 Credits)

  • MATH F113X – Concepts and Contemporary Applications of Mathematics (3)
  • MATH F122X – Precalculus for Business and Economics (3)
  • MATH F151X – College Algebra for Calculus (4)
  • MATH F152X – Trigonometry (3)
  • MATH F156X – Precalculus (4)
  • MATH F251X – Calculus I (4)
  • MATH F252X – Calculus II (4)
  • MATH F253X – Calculus III (4)
  • STAT F200X – Elementary Probability and Statistics (3)

Natural Sciences (Need 8 Credits)

  • ATM F101X – Weather and Climate of Alaska (4)
  • CHEM F100X – Chemistry in Complex Systems (4)
  • MSL F111X – The Oceans (4)

Arts (Need 3 Credits)

  • ART/MUS F200X – Explorations in Art (3)
  • FLPA/COJO F105X – History of the Cinema (3)
  • MUS F103X – Music Fundamentals (3)

Humanities (Need 3-5 Credits)

  • ANL F251X – Introduction to Athabascan Linguistics (3)
  • COJO F101X – Media and Culture (3)
  • ENGL/FL F200X – World Literature (3)
  • ENGL F270X – Introduction to Creative Writing (3)
  • FREN F101X – Elementary French I (5)
  • GER F101X – Elementary German I (5)
  • LAT F101X – Beginning Latin I (3)
  • LAT F102X – Beginning Latin II (3)
  • SPAN F101X – Elementary Spanish I (5)
  • SPAN F102X – Elementary Spanish II (5)

Social Sciences (Need 6 Credits)

  • ACCT F261X – Principles of Financial Accounting (3)
  • ANS F111X – History of Colonization in Alaska: The Indigenous Response (3)
  • ANTH F100X – Individual, Society and Culture (3)
  • BA F151X – Introduction to Business (3)
  • BA F254X – Personal Finance (3)
  • BA/SPRT F281X – Introduction to Sport Management (3)
  • ECE F104X – Child Development I: Prenatal, Infants and Toddlers (3)
  • ECON F100X – Political Economy (3)
  • ECON F201X – Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics (3)
  • ECON F202X – Introduction to Economics II: Macroeconomics (3)
  • GEOG F101X – Expedition Earth: Introduction to Geography (3)
  • HIST F100X – Modern World History (3)
  • JUST F110X – Introduction to Justice (3)
  • JUST F125X – Introduction to Addictive Processes (3)
  • PS F100X – Political Economy (3)
  • PS F201X – Comparative Politics (3)
  • PSY F101X – Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • SOC F101X – Introduction to Sociology (3)
  • SOC F201X – Social Problems and Solutions (3)

Ethics (Need 3 Credits)

  • BA F323X – Business Ethics (3)
  • COJO F300X – Communicating Ethics (3)
  • JUST F300X – Ethics and Justice (3)
  • PHIL F322X – Ethics (3)
  • PS F300X – Ethics and Society (3)