Ferrum 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]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:1,294
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:19%
- Tuition & Fees:$31,915 annually
General Education Requirements
3. Foreign LanguageNO
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
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.
No credit given for Economics because a survey course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Science" requirement.
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: 04/03/2017