General Education

The Seattle Pacific University General Education program is a Christian Liberal Arts curriculum tailored to SPU’s context and students. It has been designed to help students develop competence and character in the service of the common good. Students develop and deepen skills to pursue the path of wisdom and engage the culture with the gospel of Jesus Christ through both core courses (the Common Curriculum) and distribution courses (the Exploratory Curriculum). Each of these is described in more detail, including specific course requirements, at the following links:

Graduation checklist

2022–23 graduation requirements checklists

Refer to your 2022–23 checklist to ensure that you’re taking the required courses and credits you need to earn your degree in a timely manner.


Academic Calendars

Find important academic dates and deadlines, including schedules for final exams, on the University Calendars.