Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Shippensburg, PA

Shippensburg University says, "Since men and women first began to discuss the nature and purpose of education, they have seen in it something more than the mere acquisition of specific knowledge or skills, important as these may be. This something they called a liberal or general education and the need for it has been based on the ideal that a breadth of knowledge is necessary for an individual to become an informed and literate member of society." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.ship.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:5,896
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:41%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$11,452 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$19,542 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Literature" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not literature surveys.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 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 "Category D - Political, Economic, and Geographic Sciences" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because it is one of three areas of the "Category D - Political, Economic, and Geographic Sciences" requirement, from which students need only select two.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because students may test out of the "Mathematics Competency" requirement through SAT or ACT scores. Furthermore, the "Category A - Logic and Numbers for Rational Thinking" requirement may be satisfied by philosophy courses.

  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    Shippensburg 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: 06/06/2016

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