DePaul University

Chicago, IL

DePaul says, "At DePaul, our core curriculum - the Liberal Studies Program - consists of two primary components: the Common Core and six distinct learning domains. Both components emphasize critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills, all taught in small classes with professors who care about students as individuals." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:14,816
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:59%
  • Tuition & Fees:$39,010 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Arts and Literature" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs and may be fulfilled with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "Self, Society, & the Modern World" and "Understanding the Past" requirements may be satisfied by courses narrow in scope.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


    See Note

    No credit given for Natural or Physical Science because the "Scientific Inquiry" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.

Curriculum last evaluated: 08/10/2017


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