The Core

STRENGTHEN YOUR CORE.

The Core Pathways at Fairfield are at the center of our undergraduate education. We call them pathways - but it's not just a linear journey you follow to graduation. It's ideas and fundamentals that you'll learn and revisit throughout college, and then carry with you the rest of your life. You'll explore all six of our pathways both in and out of class: 

01

Appropriating Wisdom

Reflect on the past to map out your future.

02

Creative and Aesthetic Engagement

Learn the transformative power of creativity, and how it helps you unlock new ideas.

03

Global Citizenship

Become a more global citizen by understanding social justice.

04

Quantitative Reasoning

Explore the power and limitations of using quantitative research and data to solve real-life problems

05

Rhetoric and Reflection

Perfect your language skills to get the most out of speaking and writing.

06

Scientific Reasoning

Find real solutions for real issues using the scientific knowledge and methods.