You've been given a mission

At Houghton, your general education coursework is structured around Houghton's mission.

to provide an academically challenging, Christ-centered education that equips students to lead and labor as scholar-servants in a changing world.

Think of it like a roadmap. As you travel through this curriculum, you’ll begin to find your place in the world and chart the course for your future.

Equipping to lead and labor as scholar-servants

Training in how to work together in a learning community

Preparation for lifelong wellness

Preparation to engage a changing world

Courses and experiences that teach skills for cross-cultural interaction and understanding

Academic rigor

Core courses in:

  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Fine Arts