Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, CT

Western Connecticut State University says its general education requirements are "designed to expose students to the broad spectrum of human knowledge in the areas of writing and communication skills, humanities, social and behavioral sciences, natural and computational sciences, and health promotion and exercise sciences." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.wcsu.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:5,082
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:20%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$10,418 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$23,107 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because students may test out of the "Writing Intensive, Tier 1" requirement through ACT or SAT Scores. Moreover, the "Writing Intensive, Tier 2" and "Writing Intensive, Tier 3" requirements may be satisfied by topic courses in a range of disciplines that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.

  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because foreign language study is only an option to fulfill the "Intercultural Competency" requirement.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for US Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Critical Thinking" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematics" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/26/2018

F

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