All students must fulfill distribution, faculty and physical education requirements in addition to the requirements of their major to graduate from Davidson College.
All students must complete eight courses from seven different departments/programs to fulfill the college's distribution requirements (Excel) for graduation. In these courses students will examine complex problems through diverse methods of inquiry, understand how different kinds of knowledge are generated, and identify appropriate standards for evaluating knowledge in different realms.
The faculty supplements the distribution system with additional requirements in cultural diversity, foreign language, and writing.
All students, including transfers, must complete the physical education requirement.