North Park University
North Park University says "The Core Curriculum is foundational for all students and all areas of study and vocation. In its concern with ultimate questions, the development of the person, responsibility to society, and the integration of understanding across disciplinary lines, the program reflects the distinctive values of the Christian liberal arts university." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:2,200
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:34%
- Tuition & Fees:$25,860 annually
General Education Requirements
No credit given for Composition because the "Intermediate Writing: Writing Intensive" requirement may be satisfied by courses offered in a range of departments and by topic courses in a range of disciplines that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.
No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Writing Research" requirement.
3. Foreign LanguageNO
No credit given for Foreign Language because students may satisfy the requirement with elementary-level study.
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the qualifying courses for the "Global Histories" requirement are world history courses rather than U.S. government or history surveys.
No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Culture and Society" requirement.
General Education Assessment
North Park 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: 06/07/2016