General Studies

General education at Charles R. Drew University is designed and structured to foster an educational climate that provides positive and lifelong educational opportunities for all students entering the University. The General Studies curriculum is designed to provide skills, information, inquiry methods, and intellectual values, and aims to: 

  • Introduce students to the richness and diversity of the various academic disciplines
  • Broaden students’ intellectual perspectives as educated members of society
  • Encourage students to develop commitments to and mutual respect for diverse groups