Houghton College

Houghton, NY

Houghton College says, "The Integrative Studies requirements embody an interdisciplinary vision of the skills, content, and ways of thinking 'that equip students to lead and labor as scholar-servants in a changing world.'" [Source]

  • Website:http://www.houghton.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,043
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:61%
  • Tuition & Fees:$30,336 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because students may test out of the "Writing" requirement through SAT or ACT scores.

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American history or government is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Culture" requirement.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because it is one of six areas of the "Understanding Human Society" requirement, from which students need only select two.

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because students may test out of the "Quantitative Literacy" requirement through SAT or ACT scores and because the "Math or Science" requirement may be satisfied by science courses.

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Houghton 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: 06/07/2017


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