University of Akron

Akron, OH

The University of Akron says, "The General Education Program of The University of Akron is the core of courses which provides the skills and knowledge considered essential for all graduates of the University." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.uakron.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:17,417
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:16%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$10,270 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$18,801 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because it is one of seven areas of the "Social Sciences" requirement, from which students need only select two.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because it is one of seven areas of the "Social Sciences" requirement, from which students need only select two.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    University of Akron 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: 05/26/2017

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