Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
Penn State says, "General Education is the heart of the undergraduate experience. From the sciences to the arts and humanities, General Education at Penn State prepares students to thrive personally and professionally in our diverse global society. Through General Education, students acquire skills, knowledge, and experiences for living in interconnected contexts, making life better for themselves, others, and the world. As professions become more dynamic and career paths less predictable, the ability to place information into context through critical thinking, develop solutions to complex problems, and make ethical decisions become essential skills for a resilient workforce." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:40,835
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:67%
- Tuition & Fees (In State):$18,436 annually
- Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$33,664 annually
General Education Requirements
No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities" requirement.
3. Foreign LanguageNO
No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
No credit given for U.S. Government or History because both the "United States Cultures" and "Social and Behavioral Sciences" requirements may be satisfied by courses narrow in scope.
No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social and Behavioral Sciences" requirement.
Curriculum last evaluated: 05/22/2018