Utah Valley University

Orem, UT

Utah Valley University says, "General Education is a shared academic experience that provides students with the opportunity to explore new subjects, intellectual traditions, and perspectives; expands their awareness of the wider world; and prepares them with foundational knowledge, skills, and abilities that are expanded on in their disciplines of study in order to be successful learners and professionals positioned to contribute to their broader communities." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.uvu.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:34,706
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:11%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$5,530 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$15,690 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

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    YES
  • 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 Science" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    Utah Valley 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: 08/08/2017

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