Core Curriculum

Core Curriculum

Core Curriculum Mission

At Canisius, we espouse the ideal of academic excellence along with a sense of responsibility to use one’s gifts for the service of others and the benefit of society.  Through the Core Curriculum, you will develop the knowledge, skills, and values that make you a whole person, ready to put your education into action.  

No matter what your major, you will share the Core experience with all other students, thus forging an important sense of community on campus. In community, you can create relationships among the various subjects you study, as well as between your living and learning experiences. These relationships enable you to reflect in order to act, whether that action is to express your understanding in your classes, to take leadership in campus activities, or to serve the greater community in fundamentally important ways.

We invite you to embrace the possibilities for learning, reflecting, and acting that the Core makes possible.