California State University - Fullerton

Fullerton, CA

CSU-Fullerton says, "The General Education program at Cal State Fullerton is the basis of a university education. It is the foundation upon which each and every major is built. The goal of the campus is to provide a well-rounded citizen, not only of the region and the nation but the world as well. Thus, this broad-ranging curriculum has been carefully designed to ensure that every graduate is exposed to current thinking and scholarship that hopefully will provide a lifetime of appreciation of the liberal arts and sciences, as well as the ability to grow intellectually, ethically, morally and technologically." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:35,162
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:22%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$6,850 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$18,730 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit for Literature because a course in literature is an option, but not a requirement, to fulfill the "Arts and Humanities: C.2." requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit for Foreign Language because a course in a foreign language is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Arts and Humanities: C.2." requirement.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences: D.1." requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    California State University - Fullerton 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

Curriculum last evaluated: 08/09/2018


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