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We continue to monitor and prepare for additional cases in Iowa and will adjust the university schedule or classes as needed. Please check our COVID-19 webpage for updates and other information.

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This outcome involves dipping your toes into many areas of knowledge. You’ll demonstrate a depth and breadth of understanding across the fine arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences’ curricula. Taking courses in departments as varied as biology and drama, for example, gives you an understanding of the many facets of careers out there and provides you with the ability to see how they, though different, are all intertwined and overlapping.

Examples of Knowledge:

Taking academic courses in each of these areas:

  • Fine arts (Art, Drama, and Music), such as Arts and Non-Profit Management
  • Humanities (English, Religious Studies, Spanish, Philosophy, and Writing) such as U.S. Latino Immigration & Identity
  • Math and natural sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Math, and Physics)
  • Social sciences (Business, Communication, History, Psychology, Sociology)