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Core Curriculum

The Core Curriculum, or “Core,” is the foundation of every undergraduate student’s education at Lenoir-Rhyne. Through the Core, students build essential skills, broaden their thinking, and learn a wealth of information in the liberal arts and sciences—all of which prepares them for success in their professional, personal, and spiritual lives.

The Core has three parts: the First-Year Experience, an integral part of the Core that helps students adjust to the academic, social, and cultural life of college; foundations courses that focus on developing skills and broadening understanding; and liberal arts and sciences courses at beginning and advanced levels.