Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

Harvard says its Program in General Education "seeks to prepare students for meaningful lives of civic and ethical engagement in an ever changing world. Courses in the Gen Ed curriculum transcend disciplinary limits, challenging students to make intellectual connections across boundaries." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.harvard.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:9,915
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:86%
  • Tuition & Fees:$47,074 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "United States in the World" requirement may be satisfied by niche courses or courses narrow in scope.

  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Empirical and Mathematical Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little math content.

  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/14/2017

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