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Explore and Connect

General Education curriculum for students entering in Fall 2024

Waynesburg University's flexible approach to general education provides you with more options to explore and connect as you choose.

What does that really mean?

The flexibility offered in this curriculum will give you the opportunity to customize your liberal arts experience while still focusing on skills that employers desire. In addition, we have made it easier for you to attain a minor while not compromising your ability to take a broad range of diverse classes.


Your time at Waynesburg University is about more than checking the boxes. Here, we focus on nurturing your growth, curiosity and critical thinking skills. As we learn from the experiences of the past, we provide you with the opportunity to explore the human experience while you prepare for life after college. After all, the journey is just as important as the destination.

Components of Explore and Connect

Waynesburg Experience

Immerse yourself in WU’s founding mission of faith, learning and service as we help you adjust to college life.

Students kayak on a recent winter break service trip to Titusville, Florida, where they served at A Rocha Marine Conservation, an international Christian organization focused on biodiversity conservation. 

As a part of Fiat Lux, freshman students serve together during Welcome Days.



Pique your curiosity as you stretch your mind to inquire further. At the core of a WU education is an appreciation for asking the big questions – and for seeking the answers.

The cast of a recent play, "The Diary of Anne Frank."


Develop your critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills so you are able to excel wherever life takes you.


Enjoy the freedom to dive into what sparks your imagination the most.

The Pep Band provides entertainment at the Homecoming Pep Rally in Johnson Commons.

98 percent of the class of 2021 reported being employed or in grad school in our Class of 2021 Career Survey. 

What's next?

Explore our majors and minors. Our 70+ major concentrations accelerate growth through in-depth coursework in your primary area of interest.