Lawrence University

Appleton, WI

Lawrence University says, "General education ensures that Lawrence students gain familiarity with different academic disciplines and the modes of thought and expression appropriate to each, that they develop an understanding of international and domestic diversity and their impact on contemporary life, and that they develop competencies in writing/speaking, quantitative reasoning, and world languages. The purpose of the distribution requirement is to ensure that students graduating from Lawrence experience the breadth of study central to a liberal arts education." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.lawrence.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,467
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:65%
  • Tuition & Fees:$46,101 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

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    No credit given for Composition because the "Freshman Studies" requirement may be satisfied by courses that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction and the "Competency" requirement may be satisfied by courses on public speaking.

  • 2. Literature

    NO

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    No credit for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    YES
  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit for US Government or History because a course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" or "Humanities" requirements, respectively.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematical Reasoning or Quantitative Analysis" competency requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 04/30/2018

D

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