American University

Washington, DC

American University says, "We reject the idea that there is any single body of knowledge that constitutes 'what all educated people should know.' What we care about are learning outcomes - that is, how your education helps you become who you are. We believe that our graduates should be equipped with certain intellectual skills and resources if they are to understand the complex dynamics of an increasingly connected global environment." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.american.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:7,900
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:76%
  • Tuition & Fees:$44,853 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 several of the Foundational Area requirements.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO
  • 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 "Social Institutions and Behavior" requirement.

  • 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 Institutions and Behavior" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/12/2017

C

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