University of Puget Sound

Tacoma, WA

The University of Puget Sound says, "In accordance with the stated educational goals of the University of Puget Sound, core curriculum requirements have been established: (a) to improve each student's grasp of the intellectual tools necessary for the understanding and communication of ideas; (b) to enable each student to understand herself or himself as a thinking person capable of making ethical and aesthetic choices; (c) to help each student comprehend the diversity of intellectual approaches to understanding human society and the physical world; and (d) to increase each student's awareness of his or her place in those broader contexts." [Source]

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

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    No credit given for Composition because the required "Seminar in Scholarly Inquiry" does not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.

  • 2. Literature

    NO

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    No credit for Literature because literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanistic Approaches" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

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    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

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    No credit for US Government or History because a course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Scientific Approaches" or "Humanistic Approaches" requirement, respectively.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

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    No credit for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Scientific Approaches" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/19/2019

D

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