University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

The University of Memphis says, "The University General Education Program promotes a shared core learning experience for all undergraduate students at the University of Memphis and provides a framework upon which the college major can build. The major purpose of the Program is to provide students the opportunity to acquire tools, develop skills and awareness necessary for completing a college career and assuming the roles of a lifelong learner and an active, informed participant in contemporary society." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.memphis.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:17,396
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:19%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$9,317 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$21,029 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because intermediate-level language study is only required for select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social/Behavioral Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    University of Memphis 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: 07/17/2018

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