Western Connecticut State University
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]
- 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
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.
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 LanguageNO
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 HistoryNO
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.
No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematics" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.
Curriculum last evaluated: 06/26/2018