Illinois State University

Normal, IL

Illinois State says, "General Education provides students with a broad, common foundation of study upon which to build an undergraduate education. The program develops students' skill of oral and written communication, logical and scientific reasoning and quantitative analysis." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:18,155
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:48%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$13,666 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$21,482 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Humanities" requirement may be satisfied by non-literature courses.

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is only an option in the "Language in the Humanities" requirement.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "United States Traditions and "Individuals and Civic Life" requirements may be satisfied by courses that are not surveys of American history or government.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 06/22/2016


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