Seattle University

Seattle, WA

Seattle University says, "The University Core Curriculum is the academic 'center of gravity' of a Seattle University undergraduate education. Deeply rooted in the 450 year old Jesuit educational tradition, and emphasizing rigorous, intentional, and engaging courses, the University Core helps students understand the world deeply, develop strong intellectual skills, and prepare to be thoughtful and empowered leaders for a better world." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:4,560
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:64%
  • Tuition & Fees:$42,885 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

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

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the College of Arts and Sciences "General Program Requirements."

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 07/24/2018


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