Knowledge Domains

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You need to take courses in each of the three following Knowledge Domains in order to meet general education requirements:

By studying in these areas, you’ll establish a broad educational foundation. Your cultural, societal and scientific knowledge will be enhanced, and you’ll be better prepared to be a responsible citizen. You may choose to customize your Knowledge Domain requirements by following a pathway.

You can meet the requirements by completing courses, with transfer credit or by passing exams.

Learn more about Knowledge Domain requirements.

Contact Us

Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies
generaleducation@niu.edu
815-753-8381
Denise Halverson
Catalog Editor, Curriculum Coordinator
Williston 321
815-753-0126
dhalverson@niu.edu