Overview of State Policies on Lower-Division General Education Core in the WICHE States


The WICHE Interstate Passport Initiative, launched in October 2011, is a pilot project that addresses interstate student transfer. This document provides an overview on the current policies around the lower-division general education core in the WICHE states and presents the general education credits required in each state. 

A companion piece, General Education Policies in the WICHE states, presents information on two research objectives of the Interstate Passport Initiative: (1) identify the existing policies in the WICHE states related to the general education core, and (2) identify the courses, criteria, or outcomes that compose the general education core in the WICHE states Additionally, information is provided on the authority or oversight body on general education policy in the state.


  • Year Published : 2012
  • Month Published : August
  • Media Type : pdf
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