FKL for Faculty & Staff

FKL Requirements for Students

The Foundations of Knowledge and Learning (FKL) Core Curriculum consists of a lower-level General Education component and an upper-level Capstone Learning Experience component.

FKL General Education

Students are required to complete 36 credit hours of FKL General Education in six core areas as follows:

  1. English Composition (6 credits)
  2. Fine Arts (3 credits) and Humanities (6 credits)
  3. Human and Cultural Diversity in a Global Context (3 credits)
  4. Mathematics (3 or 6 credits) and Quantitative Reasoning (0 or 3 credits)
  5. Natural Sciences (3 credits Life Science and 3 credits Physical Science)
  6. Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)

Six of the above credits must include Human Historical Context and Process as a dimension.

FKL Capstone Learning Experience

At the upper-level, students are required to complete six credit hours of the FKL Capstone Learning Experience as follows:

  1. Capstone (3 credits)
  2. Writing Intensive (3 credits)