Dickinson State University

Dickinson, ND

Dickinson State University says, "In alignment with Dickinson State University's mission, the General Education Program both complements and transcends individual academic emphases. Through the General Education curriculum, students demonstrate the following proficiencies: effective communication, critical and creative thinking, citizenship, and integrative learning. In meeting these proficiencies, students mature into independent life-long learners."[Source]

  • Website:http://www.dickinsonstate.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,425
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:12%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$6,554 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$9,226 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is only required for select degree programs and may be fulfilled with elementary-level study.

  • 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 "Social Interaction" or "Historical Perspectives" components of the "Understanding Human Civilizations" requirement.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit is given for Economics because courses in Economics are options, but are not required, to fulfill the "Social Interaction" component of the "Understanding Human Civilizations" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Dickinson State University 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: 08/10/2017


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