University of Maryland - Eastern Shore

Princess Anne, MD

University of Maryland Eastern Shore says, "The General Education Requirements are designed to promote the development of a comprehensive educational base which will effectively support a student's choice of a major concentration." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.umes.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:3,570
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:14%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,625 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$16,687 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because it is one of five areas of the "Arts and Humanities" requirement, from which students need only select two.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO
  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" section of the "Social and Behavioral Sciences" requirement.

  • 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 Sciences" section of the "Social and Behavioral Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    University of Maryland - Eastern Shore 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: 05/10/2016

C

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