University General Education Core Curriculum

The University of Georgia’s overarching educational goal is to educate our students to be critical thinkers and intentional learners and to become intellectually engaged, discerning, and independent. Areas I-VI core curriculum provide the foundation for future studies by giving students a substantive introduction to broad and important areas of academic inquiry.

For a detailed listing of courses within each area, see the UGA Bulletin’s General Education Core Curriculum. The BBA Core Curriculum Checklist and the AB Economics Core Curriculum Checklist outline the requirements for their respective Terry majors.

  • Area I: Foundation Courses (9 hours)
  • Area II: Life and Physical Sciences (7-8 hours)
  • Area III: Quantitative Reasoning (3-4 hours)
  • Area IV: World Languages and Culture, Humanities and the Arts (12 hours)
  • Area V: Social Sciences (9 hours)
  • Area VI: Major Related Courses (18 hours)

Foundations First Approach

We take a comprehensive approach to business education to ensure that all Terry graduates are well prepared for success in their careers. Our Foundations First curriculum is designed to provide you with an understanding of the integration between functional areas of business and the foundation you need to complete upper level courses.

Major Requirements

Each of our business majors offers challenging coursework taught by award-winning faculty – providing a curriculum that ensures you are well-prepared for career success. Please note that curriculum requirements are subject to change.