University of North Carolina - Wilmington

Wilmington, NC

UNC Wilmington says, "The University Studies Program at UNCW encourages students to begin a life-long journey of engaged inquiry and societal contribution. As a consciously integrated component of each student's overall educational experience, the program reflects our institution's fundamental commitment to fostering ethical and intellectual development and to promoting the growth of well-informed, creative, literate members of society." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.uncw.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:12,964
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:50%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$6,691 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$20,557 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Aesthetic, Interpretive, and Literary Perspectives" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not literature surveys.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 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 "Historical and Philosophical Approaches" and the "Understanding Human Institutions and Behaviors" 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 "Understanding Human Institutions and Behaviors" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematics and Statistics" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content. Furthermore, the "Quantitative and Logical Reasoning" section of the "Building Competencies" requirement may be satisfied by non-math courses.

  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    University of North Carolina - Wilmington 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: 08/04/2016

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