University of Southern Maine

Portland, ME

University of Southern Maine says, "The USM Core Curriculum is a coherent, integrative, and rigorous liberal education that enables our graduates to be world-minded, intentional, life-long learners. The USM Core engages the academic community in learning experiences that both illuminate and transcend the perspectives of various disciplines. It systematically fosters the values and dispositions, knowledge, and skills that prepare students for successful citizenship in a complex and dynamic world." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.usm.maine.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:6,189
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:14%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,796 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$18,508 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Cultural Interpretation" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is only an option in the "Cultural Interpretation" requirement.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    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 "Socio-cultural Analysis" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Socio-cultural Analysis" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Quantitative Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 08/04/2017

D

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