University of Illinois - Chicago

Chicago, IL

The University of Illinois Chicago says, "General Education is an important part of every undergraduate degree program. The General Education Program provides students with a breadth of exposure to the academic disciplines and serves as the foundation for the knowledge, skills, and competencies essential to becoming well-educated college graduates and citizens." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:16,718
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:34%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$13,664 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$26,520 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Understanding the Creative Arts" requirement may be fulfilled with non-literature courses.

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because both the "Understanding U.S. Society" and the "Understanding the Past" requirements may be satisfied by courses that are not U.S. history or government surveys.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 08/12/2015


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