Located on the fourth floor of the Cathedral of Learning in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, the College of General Studies offers courses across the 120-acre campus located in the cultural center of the city.
The College of General Studies uses the same faculties as the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and the professional schools of the University to provide instruction. Students who enroll in the College of General Studies can complete a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Sciences degree in a variety of career-oriented fields as well as in the arts and sciences.
Courses are scheduled to meet the demands of a professional audience. Students enroll in courses at the times that fit best in their schedules. To see current class listings, please visit the Course Descriptions Web site, under the College of General Studies heading.
Recent day courses include:
DRUGS AND BEHAVIOR
WORDS AND IMAGES
FILM AND POLITICS
VAMPIRE: BLOOD AND EMPIRE
Recent evening courses include:
VARIETIES OF EARLY CHRISTIANITY
INTRODUCTION TO JOURNALISM
YIN & YANG: INTRODUCTION TO? CHINESE CULTURE
INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN NUTRITION
Recent Saturday courses include:
MEDIA AND POLITICS
ETHICS AND ACCOUNTABILITY
HEALTH AND ILLNESS
TELEVISION AND SOCIETY