West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Chester, PA

West Chester University says, "At West Chester University, the general education program is designed to provide students with the knowledge, perspectives, and competencies expected of them as citizens of the state and of the world." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.wcupa.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:14,397
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:46%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$9,720 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$20,812 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because it is one of three areas of the "Humanities" requirement, from which students need only select two.

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because intermediate-level language study is only required for select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because survey courses in American government and history are options, but not required, to fulfill the "Behavioral and Social Sciences" or "Humanities" requirements.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    West Chester 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: 06/05/2017


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