University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

Notre Dame says, "Central to undergraduate education at the University of Notre Dame is the core curriculum, a set of requirements that apply to all students, regardless of major. Notre Dame’s core curriculum offers a Catholic liberal arts education for the 21st century. It is designed to help students develop a wide range of intellectual capacities that will enable them to flourish throughout their lives — and to make a difference in the lives of others." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.nd.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:8,576
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:90%
  • Tuition & Fees:$51,505 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because students can fulfill the "University Seminar" requirement with a course that does not focus on expository writing.

  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because it is one of the four areas of the "Liberal Arts 4" requirement, from which students need only select one.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    YES
  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Liberal Arts 5" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Science" part of the "Liberal Arts 4" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 05/24/2018

C

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