University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

University of Nevada - Las Vegas says the purpose of the general education program is "to foster student attainment of knowledge and skills that will enable them to perform better in their academic majors and in their post-graduate careers." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.unlv.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:24,714
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:12%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,183 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$21,093 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may choose between elementary-level language study or studying a foreign culture.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    YES
  • 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 Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    University of Nevada - Las Vegas 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: 06/30/2017

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