University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

The University of Arizona says, "The University-wide General Education Curriculum helps students attain the fundamental skills and broad base of knowledge that all college-educated adults must have, whatever their specific areas of concentration (i.e., the major and minor). The experiences of General Education encourage students to develop a critical and inquiring attitude, an appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of subject areas, acceptance of persons of different backgrounds or values, and a deepened sense of self. The goal of General Education is to prepare students to respond more fully and effectively to an increasingly complex and ambiguous world." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.arizona.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:32,987
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:43%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$11,403 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$32,630 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because intermediate-level language study is only required for select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO
  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematics" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    University of Arizona 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: 06/29/2016

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