Marshall University

Huntington, WV

Marshall University says, "The Core Curriculum is designed to provide essential skills for students' varied life paths after college in an ever-evolving world." [Source, pg. 88]

  • Website:http://www.marshall.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:9,615
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:26%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,154 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$16,382 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

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

  • 2. Literature

    NO

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    No credit given for Literature because the requirement only applies to select degree programs. Furthermore the requirement may be satisfied by niche courses or courses that are narrow in scope.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

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    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to 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 "Social Science" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematics" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    Marshall 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: 04/13/2017

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