University of Akron

Akron, OH

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]

  • 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 a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO
  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because it is optional, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because it is optional, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" requirement.

  • 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: 04/27/2018

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