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General Education


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At Meredith, our dynamic General Education program gives every student a firm foundation in the liberal arts and sciences, world citizenship and academic research. Students will develop important transferrable skills sought by employers and graduate programs alike. 

Mission Statement

Through their active participation in General Education, women will be able to inquire critically, solve problems creatively, make decisions ethically, and communicate effectively. As educated women, Meredith graduates will understand that they have the moral responsibility to use their skills as engaged citizens. They will know that local action is their starting point for addressing global problems. 

Goals of General Education

Through a broad general education curriculum and courses in their majors, students work toward the following goals

  • An understanding of self, others and the world
  • The ability to analyze, evaluate and discover solutions
  • Skills in effective communication

A recognition of ethical and responsible behavior in society, the global community and the natural world

Current General Education checklist of requirements »



Contact Information
Paul Winterhoff
115 Joyner
(919) 760-8604
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