California State University - San Marcos

San Marcos, CA

CSU-San Marcos says, "The required disciplinary and interdisciplinary courses reflect the values embodied in the University's Mission Statement. The program provides education and training in the basic skills, information, knowledge, and attitudes that citizens require to make wise, informed, just, critical and moral decisions throughout their lives." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.csusm.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:12,567
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:14%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,383 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$18,543 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 3. Foreign Language

    YES
  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    YES
  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    California State University - San Marcos 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: 07/01/2016

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