George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

George Mason University says, "The Mason Graduate is an Engaged Citizen and Well-Rounded Scholar who is Prepared to Act. The Mason Core is Mason’s general education program that builds the foundation for The Mason Graduate. All undergraduates seeking a baccalaureate degree must complete Mason Core requirements. The Mason Core provides a breadth of liberal education courses, complementing the depth of knowledge and skills they build in their majors and minors." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.gmu.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:25,010
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:49%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$11,924 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$34,370 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 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 the qualifying courses for the relevant requirement are world history and Western civilization courses rather than 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 "Global Understanding" and "Social and Behavioral Science" requirements.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 05/31/2018

B

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