The General Education portion of the FKL Core Curriculum consists of six Core Areas of Knowledge and Inquiry. These Core Areas are:
- English Composition (CAEC)
- Fine Arts (CAFA) and Humanities (CAHU)
- Human and Cultural Diversity in a Global Context (CAGC)
- Mathematics (CAMA) and Quantitative Reasoning (CAQR)
- Natural Sciences: Physical (CANP) and Life (CANL)
- Social and Behavioral Sciences (CASB)
Courses included in General Education may be approved for only one Core Area.