University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

The University of San Francisco says, "Cura personalis­–care for the whole person­­–is at the heart of our core curriculum. It’s a principle that has guided our graduates’ minds, bodies, and spirits for generations. The core curriculum, a collection of six required areas totaling 44 credits, is required for all undergraduate students pursuing a bachelor’s degree." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.usfca.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:6,745
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:62%
  • Tuition & Fees:$44,494 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because the "Rhetoric and Composition" requirement may be satisfied by topic courses in a range of disciplines that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.

  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not literature surveys.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because intermediate-level language study is only required for select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "History section of the Humanities" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/22/2017

D

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