Concordia University Chicago

River Forest, IL

Concordia University Chicago's College of Arts & Sciences says their "general studies component provides a broad base of knowledge and serves as a foundation for further study either in an academic discipline, or in an applied specialization...The strong liberal arts education has the overall goal of promoting intellectual and personal growth, facilitating cultural development and assisting the student to develop life-long values and skills." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,530
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:28%
  • Tuition & Fees:$30,630 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 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 "Humanities" requirement.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social/Behavioral Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

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

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Concordia University Chicago 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: 08/10/2015


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