General Education

Mission Statement

At the core of Middle Tennessee State University's educational mission is the General Education curriculum. This curriculum is designed to provide students with a diverse and interdisciplinary knowledge base that complements and supports their college major. With an emphasis on critical thinking, problem solving, and effective communication, General Education provides a foundation for academic and professional success as well as informed civic engagement. The General Education experience equips students with the tools necessary to become lifelong learners capable of adapting their knowledge and skills to a dynamic and diverse world.

General Education Redesign: The True Blue Core launches Fall of 2024

MTSU has been working on a major redesign of its general education curriculum since Fall 2018 and in spring of 2022 approved a new general education curriculum, the True Blue Core. We are on schedule to launch in Fall of 2024.

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