Macalester College

St. Paul, MN

Macalester College "is committed to being a preeminent liberal arts college with an educational program known for its high standards of scholarship and its special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society."[Source]

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO
  • 3. Foreign Language

    YES
  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO
  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because math and science are folded into the "Natural Science and Mathematics" requirement, and students may avoid math by taking a science course with little college-level science content. While math and science are similarly folded into the "Quantitative Thinking" requirement, full credit is not given because the requirement may be satisfied by courses that do not focus on math or science.

  • 7. Science

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Natural Science because math and science are folded into the "Natural Science and Mathematics" requirement, and students may avoid science by taking a math course with little college-level math content. While math and science are similarly folded into the "Quantitative Thinking" requirement, full credit is not given because the requirement may be satisfied by courses that do not focus on math or science.

  • General Education Assessment

    Macalester College 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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