Ohio Northern’s general education plan is based on learning outcomes that specify the abilities that ONU expects each student to cultivate through general education. Beginning with matriculation and continuing through their educational experiences at ONU, our students will demonstrate:

  • Effective written communication
  • Effective spoken communication
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Knowledge of the physical and natural world
  • Knowledge of mathematics and statistics
  • Knowledge of human thought and culture
  • Knowledge of human society and the interactions between society and individuals
  • Knowledge of the principles of aesthetics
  • Knowledge of the principles of civics or ethics on a professional, community, or global level
  • An understanding of diverse cultures