Fairmont State University

Fairmont, WV

Fairmont State says, "The general studies curriculum ensures that students possess a wide range of skills and knowledge to enhance their lives after graduation. The knowledge, skills, and abilities obtained through general studies transcend specific disciplines and are valued by employers at all levels and by society in general." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.fairmontstate.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:3,661
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:18%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$6,950 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$14,666 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Critical Analysis," "Ethics," "Interdisciplinary and Lifelong Learning," "Humanities," and "Cultural Awareness and Human Dignity" requirements.

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 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 "Social Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

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

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Fairmont 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: 08/01/2017


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