University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

The University of West Georgia says, "The Core Curriculum of the University System of Georgia establishes the philosophy that 'General Education' is the foundation of all degree programs, and, as such, the Core is composed of courses providing a foundation of knowledge and intellectual skills reflecting the University's judgment of what is essential to being an educated person." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:10,249
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:16%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$6,143 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$16,717 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Humanities" requirement in "Core Area C: Humanities, Fine Arts, and Ethics" may be fulfilled with non-literature courses.

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because economics courses are options, but not required, to fulfill part four of the "Core Area E: Social Science" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Quantitative Skills" requirement may be fulfilled by a course with little college-level mathematics, and the "Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Technology" requirement may be fulfilled by science courses.

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 03/07/2016


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