Oglethorpe University

Atlanta, GA

Oglethorpe says that it, " aims to produce graduates who are broadly educated in the fundamental fields of knowledge and who know how to integrate knowledge in meaningful ways. The Core curriculum is the clearest expression of this commitment. As an interdisciplinary and common learning experience spread over four years, the Core provides for students a model for integrating information and gaining knowledge throughout their academic careers." [Source, Pg. 138]

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 may be satisfied by elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • Additional Information

    (2016): Oglethorpe should be commended for its required yearlong sequences in literature, philosophy, and world history. (2017):

Curriculum last evaluated: 02/27/2017


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