Central College

Pella, IA

Central College says that the goal of its core curriculum is to "ensure that the education of all Central College students is grounded in an understanding of the breadth of human thought and experience." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.central.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,411
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:60%
  • Tuition & Fees:$33,345 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

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    No credit given for Composition because the "Writing Intensive" requirement may be satisfied by topic courses in a range of disciplines that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.

  • 2. Literature

    NO

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    No credit given for Literature because the "Literature and Philosophy" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not literature surveys.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

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

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

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    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because survey courses in American government or history are options, but not required, to fulfill the "Social and Behavioral Inquiry" and "Historical Perspective" requirements, respectively.

  • 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 and Behavioral Inquiry" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematical Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    Central College 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: 04/29/2016

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