South Carolina State University

Orangeburg, SC

SCSU says, "The General Education Curriculum supports the University's mission to prepare highly skilled, competent, economically and socially aware graduates to meet life's challenges and demands, and enables them to work and live productively in a dynamic, global society. The vision of the General Education Curriculum is to promote the transformation of faculty and students into a cohesive academic community." [Source, Pg. 60]

  • Website:http://www.scsu.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,791
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:15%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$10,088 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$19,856 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs and may be fulfilled with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both U.S. Government or History and Economics because the subjects are folded into the "Economics or Government" requirement, thus students may choose either one or the other. Moreover, the qualifying courses for the history component of the "Humanities" requirement are world history courses rather than U.S. government or history surveys.

  • 5. Economics

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both U.S. Government or History and Economics because the subjects are folded into the "Economics or Government" requirement, thus students may choose either one or the other.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    South Carolina State University 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: 03/10/2017

B

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