University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Whitewater, WI

UWW says, "The General Education Program encompasses coursework in both Communication and Caluculation Skills and UW - Whitewater Requirements in liberal arts and sciences. As the foundation for all university degrees, it gives breadth and balance to a university degree and defines an educated person." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:10,988
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:28%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,637 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$15,710 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs, and students in those degree programs may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "Humanities" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not U.S. history or government surveys.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

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

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because students may test out of the math section of the "Communication and Calculation Skills" requirement through an in-house placement exam. In addition, the "Quantitative and Technical Reasoning" requirement may be fulfilled with science courses.

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 06/08/2016


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