Benedictine University

Lisle, IL

Benedictine University says that its General Education "courses are designated by programs and departments as representing critical skill and knowledge areas for active and responsible citizenship and stewardship of the earth, lifelong learning, global awareness, integrative knowledge and effective interpersonal communication." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:3,818
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:35%
  • Tuition & Fees:$27,465 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Literary and Rhetorical Mode of Inquiry" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not literature surveys.

  • 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 "Historical Mode of Inquiry" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Benedictine 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

Curriculum last evaluated: 05/04/2016


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