Indiana University - South Bend

South Bend, IN

Indiana University - South Bend says, "The purpose of general education at IU South Bend is to prepare students to succeed in their chosen professions and to become valued citizens and leaders within their communities, enriched by their studies and stimulated by the spirit of discovery. The general-education curriculum fosters a learning environment that serves the academic, civic, cultural, and career needs of an educated citizen within the global community." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:7,293
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:6%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$6,986 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$18,379 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Literary and Intellectual Traditions" section of the "Common Core" requirement may be fulfilled with courses that are not literature surveys or courses that are narrow in scope.

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because intermediate-level language study is only required for select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Diversity in U.S. Society" section of the "Contemporary Social Values" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 07/08/2016


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