Saint Xavier University

Chicago, IL

Saint Xavier University says, "Our General Education courses help students develop the skills of reading, writing, discussion, quantitative reasoning and inquiry that enable them to do well in all their studies; they provide background information and context for a student's major studies; they address those questions and issues as well as develop those methods and habits of mind, which students will need not only as practitioners in a profession, but as citizens and human beings in today's world." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,942
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:34%
  • Tuition & Fees:$33,380 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because it is one of four areas of the "Art, Humanities, Music and Literature" requirement, from which students need only select two.

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to 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 "History" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 06/19/2018


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