North Dakota State University

Fargo, ND

North Dakota State University says, "The purpose of general education at NDSU is to ensure that students acquire knowledge, perspectives, and skills basic to a university education. The program is designed so that graduates will be able to adapt to and anticipate changes in their profession and in society. Graduates also will be able to integrate and use the knowledge and perspectives they have gained to live productive, intellectually rewarding and meaningful lives." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.ndsu.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:12,010
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:27%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$8,327 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$19,891 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 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 a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities and Fine Arts" and the "Social and Behavioral Sciences" requirements.

  • 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 and Behavioral Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    North Dakota State University 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: 06/13/2017

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