Merrimack College

North Andover, MA

Merrimack College says, "The Liberal Studies Core curriculum establishes foundational knowledge and skills as students transition into college life, encourages exploration into various dimensions of society and culture, and enables students to make connections in their overall understanding of our complicated world. The Liberal Studies Core prepares graduates to live as informed, productive, and responsible citizens in an increasingly complex and diverse environment." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.merrimack.edu
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:3,433
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:68%
  • Tuition & Fees:$38,825 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Arts and Literature" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not literature surveys.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    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 "Historical Studies" and "Social Science" requirements.

  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both Mathematics and Natural or Physical Science because math and science are folded into the "Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics" requirement, thus students may choose between one or the other. Full credit is not given for Mathematics because the "Quantitative Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both Mathematics and Natural or Physical Science because math and science are folded into the "Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics" requirement, thus students may choose between one or the other.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/14/2017

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