Carthage College

Kenosha, WI

Carthage College states, "The general education requirements seek to provide a broad base of knowledge in the liberal arts and sciences that enable students to construct a coherent framework for ongoing intellectual, ethical and aesthetic growth. These requirements are designed to develop lifelong competencies, such as critical and creative thinking, written and oral communication, quantitative reasoning, problem-solving, and the capability to work independently and collaboratively." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,741
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:53%
  • Tuition & Fees:$41,950 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because the "Writing Across the Curriculum" requirement may be satisfied by writing-intensive courses offered in a range of disciplines that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematics" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Carthage 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

Curriculum last evaluated: 02/05/2018


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