Temple University says, "The GenEd program attempts to foster the development of such skills through its curriculum by providing students multiple opportunities to exercise, in multiple contexts and settings, their communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills and we attempt to do so by helping students make connections from academic knowledge to experience." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:29,275
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:45%
- Tuition & Fees (In State):$16,274 annually
- Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$27,266 annually
General Education Requirements
No credit given for Composition because only students who do not receive a satisfactory score on a university-administered examination must take a writing course.
3. Foreign LanguageNO
No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs and may be fulfilled with elementary-level study.
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "U.S. Society" requirement may be satisfied by courses narrow in scope.
No credit given for Mathematics because the "Quantitative Literacy" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.
No credit given for Natural or Physical Science because the "Science and Technology" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.
General Education Assessment
Temple University 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: 07/13/2016