Ferrum College

Ferrum, VA

Ferrum College says, "The General Education requirements are designed to provide students with a breadth of knowledge, skill, and understanding that will prepare them to perform successfully as well-informed citizens and professionals in their community, nation, and world. General Education courses also provide an enriching context for the in-depth study required in every major." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.ferrum.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,137
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:26%
  • Tuition & Fees:$33,025 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 a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "History" requirement.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

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

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Ferrum 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 www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/11/2018


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