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]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:1,528
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:64%
- Tuition & Fees:$44,844 annually
General Education Requirements
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.
No credit for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities" requirement.
3. Foreign LanguageYES
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
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.
No credit for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" requirement.
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.
Curriculum last evaluated: 04/30/2018