College of Charleston

Charleston, SC

The College of Charleston says, "The Liberal Arts and Sciences General Education requirement serves all students, regardless of major, and assures that students are exposed to a breadth of intellectual inquiry distributed across seven areas of the curriculum: History, Humanities, Mathematics and Logic, Foreign Language, Natural Science, Social Science, and Writing. The general education program emphasizes acquisition of knowledge, communication and languages, analysis, explanation and problem-solving." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.cofc.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:10,506
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:56%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$11,322 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$28,866 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" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    YES
  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the qualifying courses for the "History" requirement are world history courses rather than U.S. government or history surveys.

  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    College of Charleston 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: 06/23/2016

B

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