Saint Mary's College of California

Moraga, CA

Saint Mary's College of California says, "The Core Curriculum embodies the spirit of the liberal arts, especially through its emphasis on genuine inquiry. The Core initiates students into the examined life, provides a solid foundation of integrated and developmental learning, and enables them to contribute meaningfully to community life. " [Source]

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    YES
  • 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, Historical, Cultural Understanding" 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, Historical, Cultural Understanding" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 7. Science

    YES
  • Additional Information

    Saint Mary's College of California should be commended for their strong requirements in Artistic Understanding, Theological Understanding, and their Western Tradition seminars.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/16/2017

B

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