Houghton College says "to be prepared to serve effectively, a Houghton graduate must develop effective skills in listening, reading, written and spoken communication, computation, problem-solving, logical reasoning, and value discrimination. In addition, the graduate’s cumulative knowledge must provide a solid foundation for lifelong learning through a thorough grounding in one or more academic disciplines in addition to familiarity with fundamental concepts, principles and methods of the basic fields of knowledge." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:1,030
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:67%
- Tuition & Fees:$31,540 annually
General Education Requirements
No credit given for Composition because students may test out of the "Writing" requirement through SAT or ACT scores.
3. Foreign LanguageNO
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
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 "Social Sciences" requirement.
No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" requirement.
No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematics" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.
No credit given for Natural Science because the "Natural Sciences" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.
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: 06/13/2018