San Jose State University
San Jose, CA
San Jose State University says that their general education "incorporates the development of skills, the acquisition of knowledge, and the integration of knowledge through the study of facts, issues, and ideas. Regardless of major, all who earn undergraduate degrees should share common educational experiences, as they become university scholars. In combination with major, minor, and elective courses, the General Education curriculum should help students attain those attributes found in an educated person." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:27,778
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:10%
- Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,721 annually
- Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$19,601 annually
General Education Requirements
No credit given for the Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Letters" requirement.
3. Foreign LanguageNO
No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is only an option to fulfill the "Letters" requirement, and moreover, that requirement may be fulfilled with elementary level language study.
4. U.S. Government or HistoryYES
No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Human Behavior" requirement.
General Education Assessment
San Jose State University 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: 06/26/2018