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In 2016 Salem State University adopted a new general education program that provides all students with a rigorous liberal arts core that prepares them to contribute responsibly and creatively to the twenty-first century’s global society.

The program includes a First Year Seminar where students can choose from a variety of topics and focuses on developing competencies in a broad range of areas to assure a successful academic career. The general education program works together with an individual’s major program of study to engage students in an inspiring transformational educational experience.

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