California University of Pennsylvania

California, PA

California University of Pennsylvania says that the purpose of their general education program "is to provide the foundation on which a student's education rests and can continue to expand throughout life... General Education ensures that our graduates' education is comprehensive, introducing a wide variety of experiences, worldviews and methodologies by sampling diverse academic disciplines." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.calu.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:5,557
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:39%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$10,840 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$15,326 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 "Ethics and Multicultural Emphasis" and "Humanities" requirements.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is only an option in the "Ethics and Multicultural Emphasis" and "Humanities" requirements.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for US Government or History because a survey course in US government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Ethics and Multicultural Emphasis" and "Social Sciences" 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 "Social Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematics and Quantitative Literacy" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Natural Sciences" and "Laboratory Component Courses" requirements may be satisfied by courses with little science content.

  • General Education Assessment

    California University of Pennsylvania 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: 06/06/2018

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