Castleton University

Castleton, VT

Castleton State College says, "In order to engage in meaningful and productive study, the student should develop and learn to apply a variety of skills, including reading, writing, speaking, critical thinking, using the library, and practical computing. The courses listed under the Gen Ed requirements are designed to help students develop these and other skills, and are required of all Castleton students. In addition to providing a common educational experience, these courses prepare the student for subsequent course work at Castleton, and for life beyond the university." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.castleton.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,855
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:38%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$11,970 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$27,522 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO
  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO
  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Scientific and Mathematical Understanding" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content. No credit given for Mathematics because students may test out of the "Quantitative Reasoning Standard" requirement through SAT scores.

  • 7. Science

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Natural or Physical Science because the "Scientific and Mathematical Understanding" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.

  • General Education Assessment

    Castleton 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: 07/09/2018

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