Level 1: Foundations

At Western Michigan University, the general education content of essential studies launches your journey through college as you develop your goals.

In Level 1: Foundations, you will select one (1) course from each of the four categories listed below.

Important Note

The courses and descriptions listed below are for spring 2024, summer I/II 2024 and fall 2024 semesters. For a complete list of WMU Essential Studies courses, access the PDF. Enrolled students can also access descriptions by logging into GoWMU and accessing DegreeWorks.



Spring 2024

Fall 2024