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General Education courses provide students with fundamental concepts which contribute to the life of an educated person and will be useful in all fields of endeavor. Design Institute believes that a strong and diverse general education component increases the student's ability to think critically and communicate effectively.
The following General Education courses are taught at Design Institute of San Diego. Other courses in General Education may transfer during the admission process. See the Director of Student Services for a list of acceptable General Education courses.
General Education requirements are distributed among the following categories:
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIRED COURSES
English Communication and Critical Thinking
Physical Universe and Its' Life Forms
Social, Political and Economic Institutions and Behavior; Historical Background
Courses may be chosen from Areas B-D below
GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVES LIST
Course offerings are chosen each semester from the following list.
*World Civilizations to 1500 C.E. can satisfy either a C2 or a D6; however it can only be taken to satisfy one of the areas and not both.