College of the Holy Cross

Worcester, MA

Holy Cross says its "requirements provide students with the opportunity to explore basic modes of inquiry and to encourage them to develop a reflective attitude with regard to different ways of knowing and the bodies of knowledge associated with them. Taken together, these areas of study reflect the College's understanding of the foundation of a liberal arts education." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,787
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:89%
  • Tuition & Fees:$47,176 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Science" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Natural and Mathematical Sciences" requirement may be satisfied by science courses.

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 05/05/2016


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