Bowie State University

Bowie, MD

Bowie State says that the purpose of their core curriculum is "to assist students in developing their personal capabilities in such a way as to reach the highest level of personal achievement and to make their maximum contribution to society. A flexible program of general courses and major requirements is designed to enable students to acquire a broad general education and competence in a field of concentration." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.bowiestate.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:5,187
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:15%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$8,064 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$18,653 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 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 language study is only an option to fulfill the "Humanities" requirement.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    YES
  • 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 Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    Bowie 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: 06/05/2018

B

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