General Education Requirements

Yes, you can do your general education requirements abroad!

We know that fulfilling general education requirements is an important part of studying abroad!  The spreadsheets below can help you determine which programs offer the general education requirements you need.  If you have questions, email us at

Arts and Sciences - Fall 2018 and Later

This spreadsheet applies to you if your first term enrolled at Pitt was fall 2018 or later. 

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Don't see the general education requirement that you need?  Get in touch with us at  There are dozens of Pitt-Recognized Programs that can fulfill requirements that you may need.

Note: This spreadsheet contains information for programs offered summer 2020 only.  If you have questions regarding fall or spring programs, get in touch with us at

This list is up-to-date as of December 17.  Additional courses will be added in early January in advance of the summer 2020 application deadline.

Arts and Sciences - Before Fall 2018

This spreadsheet applies to you if your first term enrolled at Pitt was prior to fall 2018.

Studying abroad fulfills some or all of your foreign culture requirements according to the chart below. Please note that fulfilling these requirements may not show on your transcript until you apply for graduation.

Credits Programs in Western Europe All Other Programs
3 - 5 1 International Foreign Culture Non-Western Foreign Culture
6+ 3 International Foreign Culture 3 International Foreign Culture + Non-Western

Additional general education requirements are listed here:

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All Other Schools and Campuses

The general education requirements fulfilled by your study abroad progarm are determined by your school / campus.  You should contact your academic advisor for more information.