Barton College

Wilson, NC

Barton College says, "The General Education program reflects Barton College's commitment to educating the whole person for informed understanding of the world with an appreciation of the diversity of human history and culture. By balancing structured progression with opportunities for exploration, Barton College will produce lifelong learners who will be active and informed participants in the discussion that shape our community and world." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:887
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:40%
  • Tuition & Fees:$29,998 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because survey courses in American government or history are options, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities: History" requirement.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because it is one of five areas of the "Social Sciences" requirement, from which students need only select one.

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Barton College 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

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/04/2018


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