General Education Curriculum
Dietrich College students are required to fulfill courses within each General Education category (outlined below) prior to graduation. These courses are designed to complement students’ major areas of study to help develop foundational skills essential to effective learning throughout their college career and beyond. Students may double count their general education requirements with requirements for any other major or minor.
Freshman Five Requirements
The Freshman Five courses comprise a portion of the general education curriculum. They are taken in a Dietrich College student’s first year and are designed to assist them in developing a well-rounded academic foundation. Typically students will take Computing at Carnegie Mellon and 2 additional Freshman Five courses during the fall semester of their first year and the remaining 2 courses in the spring semester.
Learn more about each of the Freshman Five courses by clicking their puzzle pieces below.