Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

Harvard says its Program in General Education "introduces students to subject matter and skills from across the University, and does so in ways that link the arts and sciences with the 21st century world that students will face and the lives they will lead after college." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.harvard.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:10,564
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:87%
  • Tuition & Fees:$42,292 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: 09/10/2014

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