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General Education Core Requirements

When the General Education Core is required for degree completion, students only need to take one course from each of the following five Core areas:

  • Communication
  • Global Perspectives and Diversity
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Writing

When choosing your General Education Core courses, please be aware that the selection of courses available to meet the Core is based on your curriculum guide.  If you are following a 2015 curriculum guide, you must select courses that were available to meet the Core as of Fall Semester 2015 (see the 2015-2016 document below), or later.

General Education Core Requirements for:

See How Students Can Satisfy LCC General Education Core Requirements for more information.

It is important for students to meet regularly with an advisor to make certain they are on the correct path to completing their graduation requirements. The Academic Advising Department is located in the Star Zone in the Gannon Building.

Regular Hours:

Monday - Thursday - 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Advising hours may change during web registration and semester breaks. Call the numbers below to get up-to-date hours.

517.483.1904 or 800.644.4522, ext. 1904
(TTY) 517.483.1207

If you would like to be certain about your program of study or have other questions, you can have your inquiries answered by an e-Advisor. It is our goal to respond within 2 business days.  Online Advising - E-mail:

Catalog Information at Lansing Community College

Student Affairs Division
Gannon Building - StarZone
Phone: 517-483-1162
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