University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

Eau Claire, WI

UW-Eau Claire says, "The Liberal Education Core is designed to develop in students the skills, knowledge and values they will need to engage with highly diverse communiies in a global society. Through the liberal education core, UWEC hopes to foster in every student the ability to think with intellectual rigor, creativity, and independence, to integrate and apply their knowledge, and to act as humane, thoughtful leaders in the community, the workplace, and the world of ideas." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:10,196
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:29%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$8,822 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$16,395 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Skills Outcome 2 (S2): Mathematics" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science


    See Note

    No credit given fr Natural Science because the "Knowledge Outcome 1 (K1): Natural Sciences" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.

  • General Education Assessment

    University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/23/2016


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