The Washington State University Catalog

General Education Requirement Codes

This page lists the codes that indicate which General Education Requirement (GER) a course may satisfy.

The online catalog includes the most recent changes to courses and degree requirements that have been approved by the Faculty Senate, including changes that are not yet effective. Courses showing two entries of the same number indicate that the course information is changing. The most recently approved version is shown first, followed by the older version, in gray, with its last-effective term preceding the course title. Courses shown in gray with only one entry of the course number are being discontinued.

Code Tier Description
A I World Civilizations
B II Biological Sciences
C II Communication Proficiency
D American Diversity
E II Communication and Information Literacy
G II Arts and Humanities or Intercultural Studies
H II Arts and Humanities
I II Intercultural Studies
K II Social Sciences or Intercultural Studies
M Writing in the Major
N I Mathematics Proficiency
P II Physical Sciences
Q I Tier I Science
S II Social Sciences
T III Tier III
V II Interdisciplinary Core
W I-II Written Communication Proficiency
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