Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

Northwestern University Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences says, "A liberal arts education in Weinberg College emphasizes the ability to reason clearly, to extract the essential significance of large bodies of information, to apply general principles in new contexts, to communicate effectively, and to be sensitive to human creativity and morality." [Source]

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

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    No credit given for Composition because the "Writing Proficiency" requirement may be satisfied by freshman seminars that do not focus primarily on writing instruction.

  • 2. Literature

    NO

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

  • 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 the "Formal Studies" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/01/2017

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