Occidental College

Los Angeles, CA

Occidental College says, "The Core Program is a cross-disciplinary array of courses required of all students. providing the intellectual foundation for Occidental's commitment to excellence, equity, service, and community. Core classes ask students to engage in analytic and creative thinking: posing questions from different points of view, solving problems, formulating hypotheses, gathering evidence to support claims and arguments, drawing appropriate conclusions, and expressing ideas clearly." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.oxy.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,040
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:80%
  • Tuition & Fees:$47,522 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

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

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because math and science are folded into the "Mathematics/Science" requirement, and students may avoid math by taking only science courses.

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 04/25/2016


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