University of Missouri - Columbia

Columbia, MO

The University of Missouri says, "General education requirements are the foundation of knowledge upon which all University of Missouri degrees are built. They are specifically intended to prepare students as citizens who must make informed judgments about issues that go beyond the narrow area of their academic specialization." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.missouri.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:25,877
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:44%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$9,518 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$25,892 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "American History or Government" requirement may be satisfied by courses narrow in scope.

  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because students may test out of the "College Algebra" requirement through SAT or ACT scores, and the "Math Reasoning Proficiency Requirement" may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    University of Missouri - Columbia 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: 06/28/2017

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