Trident’s University College provides General Education (GE) courses that build the foundation for a well-rounded higher education. Graduates from Trident’s bachelors programs better understand how their core curriculum integrates with modern society through the subject areas required for study in the GE program.
Join an interactive and engaging community of adult learners and leaders in the Trident Learning Community (TLC). Complete your general education requirements toward your bachelor degree program in seven areas:
Arts / Humanities
Health & Wellness
Physical & Biological Sciences
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Information & Technology Literacy
These seven areas of study prepare students for a fulfilling life as responsible citizen able to meet the work requirements of modern society.
Get the Right Start
All new students are required to begin their degree program with the Trident University Experience (TUX), Trident’s introduction to life as an undergraduate student. TUX is designed to teach you more about yourself and your future course work by including assignments that help you:
Analyze your learning style.
Discover the right career fit.
Set goals and plan your educational path.
Develop writing and math skills through interactive preparatory workshops.
Learn how to accomplish research required by your degree program.
With Trident, you will have immediate access to academic excellence. Through our 8-week sessions, we provide monthly start dates so students are able to enroll in and complete the general education courses they need on their own schedule.
Non-degree Seeking Students
Apply as a non-degree seeking student to get started on your education today! Should you choose to pursue your degree with Trident University, general education credit earned as a non-degree student may be applied towards your future coursework.
Accreditation that Counts
Trident University is the first fully online university in California that is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Faces of Trident
Meet Dr. Heidi Hernandez, Faculty Lead General Education (Math) Trident University
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