Stonehill says, "The mission of the Cornerstone Program is to lead students to examine critically the self, society, culture, and the natural world. The program honors Stonehill College's commitment to free inquiry and social responsibility in the tradition of Catholic higher education. Through the development of the knowledge, competencies, and values that are central to the Cornerstone Program, every Stonehill student will be prepared for a life of learning and responsible citizenship." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:2,284
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:83%
- Tuition & Fees:$38,550 annually
General Education Requirements
No credit given for Composition because the "First-Year Seminar" and "Writing-in-the-Disciplines" 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 the "Literature" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not literature surveys.
3. Foreign LanguageNO
No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
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 "Social Scientific Inquiry" and "History" requirements.
No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Scientific Inquiry" requirement.
No credit given for Mathematics because the "Statistical Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.
No credit given for Natural or Physical Science because the "Natural Scientific Inquiry" requirement may be satisfied by math and computer science courses.
General Education Assessment
Stonehill College uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.
Curriculum last evaluated: 05/26/2016