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The Rochester Curriculum

There’s only one required course

With the Rochester Curriculum, undergraduate students in Arts, Sciences & Engineering build their own program of study. There are no general education requirements and no traditional “core” curriculum. Here’s how it works:

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Your education, your way

The Rochester Curriculum is all about freedom. This level of flexibility lets students create their own unique academic experiences—whether it includes cross-discipline classes, conducting research, or studying abroad.

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