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:10,338
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:86%
  • Tuition & Fees:$45,278 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    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


    See Note

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

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    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

  • 6. Mathematics


    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


Curriculum last evaluated: 09/09/2015


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