Springfield , MA
Springfield College says, "The General Education program at Springfield College is informed by its century-old Humanics tradition of educating the whole person in spirit, mind, and body, for leadership in service to humanity. These requirements have the goal of developing literate, thoughtful, socially responsible students, and instilling in them a spirit of inquiry into the nature of humankind and the universe. Towards those ends, the requirements emphasize and encourage: the acquisition of knowledge, understanding, and competency essential for the improvement of the human condition in a diverse society; a search for personal and spiritual values; and the development of an understanding and appreciation of physical well-being." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:2,138
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:63%
- Tuition & Fees:$34,455 annually
General Education Requirements
No credit given for Literature because the "Literary Studies" requirement may be fulfilled with non-literature courses.
3. Foreign LanguageNO
No credit given for Foreign Language because students may choose between studying a foreign language or a foreign culture, and the "International/Multicultural Studies Options" requirement may be satisfied by elementary-level study.
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Historical/Cultural Studies" and "Behavioral and Social Sciences" requirements.
No credit given for Mathematics because the "Quantitative Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.
General Education Assessment
Springfield College 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: 05/26/2016