Student Perspective

Students speak about their experiences with the Forums

Testimonials

Student Perspective

New College Curriculum students speak about their experiences with the Engagements courses

Testimonials

General Education at UVA

Explore this site to help you decide which of the three curricular options in the College of Arts & Sciences is best for you. All three options are designed to help you flourish at UVA, in your chosen career, and as an engaged citizen. 

Three curricula to choose from

New College Curriculum, The Forums, Traditional

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Explore

A sample of courses available to students who enroll in the New College Curriculum.

Engagements at a Glance

Student Perspective

Students speak about their experiences with the Forums

Testimonials

Explore

A sample of courses available to students who enroll in the New College Curriculum.

Engagements at a Glance

Student Perspective

New College Curriculum students speak about their experiences with the Engagements courses

Testimonials

Three curricula to choose from

New College Curriculum, The Forums, Traditional

Quick Compare

General Education at UVA

Explore this site to help you decide which of the three curricular options in the College of Arts & Sciences is best for you. All three options are designed to help you flourish at UVA, in your chosen career, and as an engaged citizen. 

New College Curriculum

The College’s new, 21st Century approach to liberal arts & sciences education, focusing on an innovative first-year student experience taught by the College Fellows, some of UVA’s leading scholars. 

Forums Curriculum

Tailored groups of courses built around a central topic, providing students with the opportunity to have a themed general education experience across academic disciplines. 

Traditional Curriculum

UVA’s traditional curriculum, exploring the liberal arts & sciences across five distinct academic areas of the College. Transfer students are automatically enrolled in this curriculum.

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