Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT

Sacred Heart University says "The core curriculum is: fundamental to becoming a knowledgeable, educated, and ethically responsible person; foundational to studies in the major and to lifelong learning; and is essential preparation for personal and professional success in a global and ever-changing world." [Source]

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because required "First Year Seminars" are topic courses in a range of disciplines that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.

  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is only an option in the "Humanities" requirement.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the qualifying courses for the "History" requirement is a Western civilization course rather than a U.S. government or history survey.

  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Science because the "Natural/Physical Sciences" requirement can be fulfilled by a course with little scientific content.

Curriculum last evaluated: 04/19/2016

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