University Studies Program vs. General Education Program
Students who began their studies at WSU prior to fall semester 2011 can choose to remain under the former WSU University Studies Program (USP) curriculum or move to the WSU General Education Program (GEP).
Students who began their studies at WSU in fall 2011 or later must complete the WSU General Education Program. Transfer students who enrolled spring 2012 or later must complete the General Education Program.
Goal Area and Additional Graduation Requirements
Students should check their Degree Audit Report (DARS) to ensure completion of the following credits in each Goal Area.
Applying for Course Equivalency in the GEP
Students who wish to apply to the General Education Program Subcommittee (GEPS) should contact the GEPS Chair after they have completed the GEPS Course Substitution Request Form (PDF).
- Students should obtain a course syllabus from the course for which a course substitution is sought.
- Students should refer to the Master List of Student Competencies (PDF) to complete the form.
- Student should obtain all necessary signatures.
- Completed materials should be turned in to the GEPS Chair.