Concordia University Irvine

Irvine, CA

Concordia University says, "Composed of core and distribution courses in the liberal arts, General Education provides the essential knowledge an educated person is expected to possess and the intellectual habits and skills necessary to use it in every area of life." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,853
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:56%
  • Tuition & Fees:$34,100 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 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


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Who Am I and Who Are They?" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • Additional Information

    Concordia University should be commended for its Common Core curriculum, which provides students with a broad liberal arts education in theology, philosophy, literature, science, fine arts, history, and mathematics.

  • General Education Assessment

    Concordia University Irvine 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: 06/15/2018


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