Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, FL

Florida Gulf Coast University says, "The 36-credit-hour FGCU General Education Program (GEP) supports the Florida Gulf Coast University Mission and Guiding Principles by promoting academic excellence, preparing students for their majors, and cultivating habits of lifelong learning. The GEP curriculum assists students in exercising fundamental skills in written communication, quantitative reasoning, and critical thinking, as well as in developing intercultural knowledge." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.fgcu.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:13,854
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:22%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$6,118 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$25,162 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

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Florida Gulf Coast 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: 07/23/2018


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