Wheaton College (IL)

Wheaton, IL

Wheaton says, "The purpose of General Education...is to introduce men and women to an understanding and appreciation of God, His creation and grace, and to our place of privilege and responsibility in the world He has made. To this end, the curriculum encourages students to ground all aspects of life in the Word of God, leading to a firm commitment to Christ and His Kingdom." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.wheaton.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,914
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:81%
  • Tuition & Fees:$32,950 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    YES
  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "Diversity in the United States" and "Historical Perspectives" requirements may be satisfied by courses that are not U.S. government or history surveys.

  • 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 Inquiry" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Applied Abstract and Quantitative Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by a course with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    Wheaton College (IL) 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: 08/02/2016

B

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