General Education Requirements
All students pursuing a bachelor degree from Cornell must fulfill the following general education requirements, in addition to the coursework required in a major field of study. Cornell's general education requirements do not need to be fulfilled prior to enrolling as a transfer student. Please refer to the academic catalogue for more information about general education requirements and degree requirements.
First-year seminar course typically only applies to transfer students who bring in fewer than seven Cornell course credits.
First-year Writing Course
Fine Arts Activities
Foreign Language (103 level)
- 1-3 courses
- Placement exam required to determine level
2 courses (from different departments)
Math Or Statistics