Providence College

Providence, RI

Providence College says, "Our Core Curriculum combines the breadth appropriate to ​a liberal arts education in the​ Catholic and Dominican tradition with the flexibility needed for every student to focus on exploring one aspect of the Core in-depth." [Source]

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

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    No credit given for Composition because the "Intensive Writing Proficiency" requirement may be satisfied by topic courses in a range of disciplines that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.

  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is only an option in the "Core Focus" requirement.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "Civic Engagement Proficiency" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not U.S. government or history surveys.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Core Focus" and "Social Science" requirements.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • Additional Information

    Providence should be noted for its Development of Western Civilization sequence, a four-semester interdisciplinary sequence that surveys the cultural, literary, philosophical, and political history of the West from antiquity to the present.

Curriculum last evaluated: 07/20/2018

C

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