University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND
North Dakota says, "Through Essential Studies you'll focus on learning related to effective communication, diversity, thinking critically and creatively, and working with information. Not only will this form a primary component of your UND education, the work you do in ES will enhance your major – whatever it is." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:11,000
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:26%
- Tuition & Fees (In State):$8,447 annually
- Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$20,047 annually
General Education Requirements
No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Arts and Humanities" requirement.
3. Foreign LanguageNO
No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is only an option in the "Global Diversity" and "Arts and Humanities" requirements. Furthermore, the "Arts and Humanities" requirement may be fulfilled with an elementary-level study of a foreign language.
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
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 "United States Diversity" and "Arts and Humanities" requirements.
No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" and "Mathematics, Science and Technology" requirements.
No credit given for Mathematics because both the "Quantitative Reasoning" and "Math/Science/Technology" requirements may be satisfied by science courses and may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.
General Education Assessment
University of North Dakota uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.
Curriculum last evaluated: 06/29/2017