Willamette University says that their core curriculum is "intended to help students achieve three basic goals: (1) to acquire by means of scholarship a rich knowledge of facts and concepts; (2) to enhance one's capacity for tolerance, for responsibility toward the natural world, and for judgment in ethics and the arts; and (3) to develop intellectual curiosity and lifelong habits of independent learning." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:1,948
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:66%
- Tuition & Fees:$48,158 annually
General Education Requirements
No credit given for Composition because the "College Colloquium" and "Writing-Centered" requirements may be satisfied by topic courses in a range of disciplines that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.
No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option but not required to fulfill the "Interpreting Texts" requirement.
3. Foreign LanguageYES
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
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 "Thinking Historically" and "Understanding Society" requirements.
No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Understanding Society" requirement.
Curriculum last evaluated: 07/06/2018