Cornell College

Mount Vernon, IA

Cornell College says it "encourages the creative structuring of a student's educational experiences by offering a choice of three degree programs within the framework of a liberal education. These programs, of equal validity and in accord with the aims of the College, are intended to accommodate each student's abilities, interests, and needs." [Source]

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 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 "Humanities" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO
  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Natural Science because the requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.

  • General Education Assessment

    Cornell 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: 06/12/2017

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