University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, WI

University of Wisconsin Madison says, "The purpose of the General Education Requirements is to ensure that every graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison acquires the essential core of an undergraduate education. This core establishes a foundation for living a productive life, being a citizen of the world, appreciating aesthetic values, and engaging in lifelong learning in a continually changing world." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.wisc.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:30,958
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:56%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$10,488 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$32,738 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because only students who do not receive a satisfactory score on a university-administered examination must take a "Communication A" writing course, and the "Communication B" requirement may be satisfied by topic courses in a range of disciplines that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.

  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    YES
  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO
  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because only students who do not receive a satisfactory score on a university-administered examination must take a "Quantitative Reasoning A" course. The "Quantitative Reasoning A" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content, and the "Quantitative Reasoning B" requirement may be satisfied by science courses.

  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 07/19/2017

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