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Years 1 and 2 at UW—Oshkosh

Students at University of Wisconsin Oshkosh are required to complete general education courses through the University Studies Program regardless of their majors. Through the University Studies Program, students participate in first-year-experience classes with small class size and experience community engagement during the sophomore year.

University Studies Program required courses:

  • Quest I - First Year Experience – Connecting to Campus
  • Quest II – First Year Experience – Planning your Future
  • Quest III – 2nd Year Explore Course – Community Experience
  • WRT 188 (Writing) or Comm 111 (Communication)
  • WRT 288 (Advanced Writing)
  • Explore Culture (Arts & Humanitie)
  • Explore Nature (Math and Lab Sciences)
  • Explore Society (Social Sciences)
  • Ethnic Studies

Dedicated Kings staff will be guiding you during your first two years at US university.

Key facts

Start dates

  • January
  • September

Course length

  • 4 semesters

Average class size

  • 25

Student-instructor ratio

  • 20:1

Entry requirements

  • English: TOEFL iBT 71 / IELTS 6.0. If you are below this level you can first complete the GO: Prepared program at the Fox Cities campus
  • Academic: Completed Senior High School; minimum GPA 2.5
  • Minimum age: 17

Your learning outcomes

  • Gain knowledge of a broad range of subjects within a Liberal Arts context
  • Achieve the academic experience you need to decide on your specializations

Sample 2-year study plan (Business major)

Fall

Spring

Course

Units

Units

INTRDSCP 101 First-Year Seminar

1

MAT 172 Calculus II

4

MAT 171 Calculus I

5

General Elective

4

ACAD 100 Developmental Reading

2

ECON 202 Microeconomics

3

BUS 198 Introduction to Business

3

ACCT 206 Essentials of Financial Accounting

3

WRT 188 First-Year Writing

3

General Elective

3

Fall

Spring

Course

Units

Units

PSYCH 101 General Psychology

3

PHIL 105 Ethics

3

General Elective

3

ECON 210 Economics and Business Statistics

3

ACCT 207 Managerial Accounting

3

General Elective

4

ECON 201 Macroeconomics

3

COMM 111 Introduction to Public Speaking

3

General Elective

3

WRT 288 Advanced Writing

3

BUS 284 Professional Business Skills

1





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The Kings Admissions Team