Union College (NY)

Schenectady, NY

Union College says, "The Common Curriculum embodies Union's commitment to build intellectual foundations, explore the liberal arts, and create dynamic connections across boundaries as students discover new interests and contribute to humanity. The courses in the Common Curriculum create the essential foundation of a Union Education in the liberal arts. Through them students begin to find the creative intersections of ideas the contribute to society and touch lives." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.union.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,242
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:82%
  • Tuition & Fees:$50,013 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


    See Note

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

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

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

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may choose between elementary-level language study or studying a foreign culture.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 06/07/2016


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