University of Akron
The University of Akron says, "General Education provides a common intellectual experience for all university students. The program was designed to help students develop strong communication and critical thinking skills, a broad understanding of disciplinary areas, and the knowledge and skills necessary for responsible citizenship in an interconnected world." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:16,872
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:17%
- Tuition & Fees (In State):$10,270 annually
- Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$18,801 annually
General Education Requirements
No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities" requirement.
3. Foreign LanguageNO
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
No credit given for U.S. Government or History because it is optional, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" requirement.
No credit given for Economics because it is optional, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" requirement.
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: 04/27/2018