The Value of GE
Paving the way to your future
Click to hear BYU faculty members tell you why general education is a critical part of your university education.
WHY IS GE IMPORTANT TO ME?
Professor Keith Lawrence (English) explains how general education classes create balance in your education.
Professor Cristie Charles (English) believes general education classes allow you to discover and pursue your passions.
Professor Anna-Lisa Halling (Spanish and Portuguese) advises you to choose general education classes that help you become who you want to be.
Professor Traci Nielsen (Astronomy and Physics) says the most important thing about general education courses is their ability to foster your curiosity.
According to Professor Jamin Rowen (English), your general education courses are not hoops to jump through but springboards to help you do what you want in life.
Professor Matt Duerden says your general education courses will prepare you to make an impact on the world.
Professor Jon Ostenson (University Writing) knows general education courses provide opportunities to deepen your understanding of who you are and your place in the world.