Western New Mexico University

Silver City, NM

Western New Mexico University says its "General Education Program forms the foundation for your education...It is essential, providing the knowledge, skills, and values that form the foundation for future success in your advanced studies, your career, and for a self-fulfilling life as an educated, thinking, creative, ethical human being." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.wnmu.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,849
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:4%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$5,704 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$13,364 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because students may test out of the "Written Communication" requirement through ACT scores, and the "Communication in Written English" requirement may be satisfied by courses in a range of disciplines that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.

  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because it is one of four areas of the "Humanities and Fine Arts" requirement, from which students need only select three.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because it is one of five areas of the "Social and Behavioral Sciences" requirement, from which students need only select two. Furthermore, no credit given for U.S. Government or History because it is one of four areas of the "Humanities and Fine Arts" requirement, from which students need only select three.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because it is one of five areas of the "Social and Behavioral Sciences" requirement, from which students need only select two.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because students may test out of the "Mathematics" requirement through ACT scores.

  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 05/27/2016

F

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