WMU Essential Studies

All students must satisfy Western Michigan University’s Essential Studies requirements before graduation. Please refer to WMU’s Essential Studies information here:

Essential Studies

Some CEAS majors require specific Essential Studies courses as a curriculum requirement. Please refer to the CEAS Essential Studies Guide to help identify any such requirement for your program.

A complete list of applicable Essential Studies courses can be located on students’ Degree Works audits, located in goWMU under “Academic Services” in the “My Self Service” menu (remember to enable the pop-up to load).

Our visual instruction guide shows you the step-by-step process for looking up Essential Studies courses in the goWMU course offerings and using Degree Works.