University Core Curriculum: Engaged Learning Experiences 

Engaged Learning Experiences courses provide opportunities for deep reflection and integration of knowledge across boundaries through experiences such as interdisciplinary seminar classes, capstone projects, fieldwork, internships, study abroad, and student research.  Students must complete, at Northeastern, three courses designated as Engaged Learning Experiences courses.  One of the Engaged Learning Experiences courses must be at the 300-level, and one Engaged Learning Experiences course must be designated as “Boundary Crossing”.  Courses that satisfy these requirements are designated as such in the Schedule of Classes by searching under “Attributes Type.”
Discipline Specific (ELE-DS)
These courses have pre-requisites that are specific courses within a program of study.  Discipline Specific courses give students a deeper understanding of how knowledge is created an applied in their field.
Boundary Crossing (ELE-X)
These are courses that cross disciplinary boundaries and/or cross boundaries through engagements outside the classroom or University allowing students to see how knowledge gained in one field might inform other fields or other aspects of society.