Principia College

Elsah, IL

Principia College says, "A primary goal of our general education is to help students further identify and articulate their values and purposes in learning - to practice self-knowledge and to take responsibility for their education. Another goal is to acquire a breadth of knowledge across a wide variety of academic fields." [Source]

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because only students who do not receive a satisfactory score on a portfolio of previous written work must take a dedicated writing course. Moreover, the "First-Year Experience" requirement is a topic course in a range of disciplines that does not focus primarily on writing instruction.

  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Humanities" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not literature surveys.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO
  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 07/01/2016

D

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