University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign says, "The University of Illinois requires that all undergraduate students take General Education - or "Gen Ed" - courses to gain and use broad knowledge beyond the specialized learning they will do in a major field of study. These Gen Ed requirements cover the kinds of knowledge all students should have: the humanities and arts, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences and technology, quantitative reasoning, composition/writing, and cultural studies." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.uiuc.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:33,955
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:70%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$15,074 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$31,194 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because students may test out of the "Composition I" requirement through ACT scores, and the "Advanced Composition" requirement may be satisfied by courses offered in a range of departments that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.

  • 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 & the Arts" requirement.

  • 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 "Social & Behavioral Sciences" 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 & Behavioral Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 7. Science

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Natural or Physical Science because the "Natural Sciences & Technology" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.

Curriculum last evaluated: 07/20/2018

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