Dickinson College

Carlisle, PA

Dickinson College says, "The general degree requirements introduce students to the special nature of inquiry in each of the four fundamental branches of the academic curriculum (the arts, the humanities, the social sciences, and the laboratory sciences), to a variety of cultural and intellectual perspectives, and to the place of physical activity in their lives." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.dickinson.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,364
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:81%
  • Tuition & Fees:$49,489 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because required "First-Year Seminars" are topic courses in a range of disciplines that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction, and the "Writing Intensive" requirement may be satisfied by writing courses offered in a range of departments and in languages other than English.

  • 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

    YES
  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO
  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both Mathematics and Natural or Physical Science because math and science are folded into the "Laboratory Science" requirement, thus students may choose either one or the other. Full credit is not given for Mathematics because the "Quantitative Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by non-math courses.

  • 7. Science

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both Mathematics and Natural or Physical Science because math and science are folded into the "Laboratory Science" requirement, thus students may choose either one or the other.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/24/2016

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