Barton College

Wilson, NC

Barton College says, "The General College Core intentionally focuses upon the Learning Outcomes of Barton College and embeds the skills in content courses. It provides clear places for assessment of the Learning Outcomes in specific courses and follows a unified vision designed to create a 'Barton College graduate' who will face the future with an understanding of the actual world in which he/she lives and works." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:988
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:37%
  • Tuition & Fees:$29,052 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because survey courses in literature are options, but not required, to fulfill the "American/Western Culture" requirement.

  • 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 "American/Western Culture" and "Social Sciences" requirements.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because it is one of four 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: 05/24/2017


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