Missouri State University

Springfield, MO

Missouri State University says, "The aim of General Education at Missouri State University is to develop people capable of making thoughtful choices that lead to creative and productive lives and to responsible participation in society." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.missouristate.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:20,364
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:31%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,306 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$14,746 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

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

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • Additional Information

    Missouri State University should be commended for their "Focus on Constitutions of U.S. and Missouri and American History and Institutions" requirement. Students are required to take a survey US history as well as a course on American Democracy and Citizenship.

  • General Education Assessment

    Missouri State University 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: 07/19/2018


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