University of Missouri - St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

UMSL says, "General Education affords both freshmen and transfer students the opportunity to develop and apply intellectual tools and to acquire a breadth of knowledge necessary in our challenging, technological, and diverse world. This curriculum also challenges students to investigate various disciplines as potential majors, and it prepares them for success in major fields of study." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.umsl.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:13,898
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:29%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$9,394 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$24,525 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 "Humanities and Fine Arts" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is only an option in the "Humanities and Fine Arts" requirement.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "American History and Government" requirement may be satisfied by courses narrow in scope.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both Mathematics and Natural Science because math and science are folded into the "Mathematics and Life/Natural Sciences" requirement, thus students may choose between one or the other. Additionally, no credit is given for the "Math Proficiency" requirement because only students who do not receive a satisfactory score on a university-administered examination must take a math course.

  • 7. Science

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both Mathematics and Natural Science because math and science are folded into the "Mathematics and Life/Natural Sciences" requirement, thus students may choose between one or the other.

  • General Education Assessment

    University of Missouri - St. Louis 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: 06/29/2017

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