Saginaw Valley State University

University Center, MI

Saginaw Valley State University says, "General education refers to that part of a student's education that contributes to the breadth of knowledge needed to be a more effective citizen of a complex and culturally diverse world. It supports the student with the skills and perspectives that will not always be gained from a specialized program of study and provides a basis for a common educational experience all students and graduates of the University can share. It is intended to help each student become more broadly knowledgeable, adaptable, and capable in their many life roles." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.svsu.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:8,335
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:11%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$9,345 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$21,947 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is only an option in the "Oral Communication" requirement.

  • 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 and Philosophical Ideas" or "Social Institutions" requirements.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    Saginaw Valley State University 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: 06/26/2017

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