Willamette University

Salem, OR

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]

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

    See Note

    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.

  • 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 "Interpreting Texts" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    YES
  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    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.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Understanding Society" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 07/06/2018

C

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