General Education at Ferris State University

Cultural Enrichment

Courses designated as Cultural Enrichment general education courses should:

  • Provide interpretive approaches to the events, arts, languages, or ideas of cultures.
  • Offer established methodologies for understanding components of cultures.
  • Offer an appreciation and understanding of the "techniques" of the arts or disciplines.
  • Possibly provide participation in the various arts.
  • Help students see the connection between the elements of cultures and themselves.
  • Help students explore new ways to perceive, think, experience, and value.
  • Help students gain a better understanding of a culture from an analysis of specific events or works.
  • Be compatible with the designation of other universities.
  • Provide knowledge and appreciation of the components of a culture.
  • Offer an understanding of the processes of thought or creativity that produces a cultural artifact.
  • Be taught by faculty with the appropriate credentials.