Birmingham-Southern College

Birmingham, AL

"Known as the Explorations curriculum," Birmingham-Southern College says, "our general education program has been purposefully designed to foster five learning outcomes that the College expects all of its graduates to exhibit: effective communication, creative problem solving, civic engagement, the ability to connect disparate areas of thought, and self-directed teaching and learning." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,185
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:53%
  • Tuition & Fees:$33,128 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is only an option in both the "Civic Engagement" and "Humanities" requirements.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because it is one of four areas of the "Social Sciences" requirement, from which students need only select one.

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


    See Note

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

Curriculum last evaluated: 02/24/2016


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